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International first responders have used drones for observation, sharing messages with the public and even decontamination
A $2 million grant awarded is helping to launch a program in Cambria County that will use airborne drones to bring drugs and other medical supplies to rescue scenes and help emergency responders save more lives
Fremont becomes the first city to implement a drone as first responder program in both its police and fire departments
The man was rescued 4 miles from where he first called rescuers and spent over an hour in the water, Snohomish Regional Fire and Rescue said
The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and Duke University have partnered for a four-year program on drone response to cardiac arrest patients
The FDNY and the NYPD are reviewing drones that can drop flotation devices, electromagnetic shark deterrents
Gaston County first responders found the teen, missing since Wednesday, on a Crowders Mountain cliff
Officials in Renville County quickly halted trains after the drone spotted the crash victim on the Twin Cities & Western Railroad tracks
EMS providers transported several victims; FDNY firefighters searched the site with a robot dog and drones and used a tower ladder to remove a man from the roof
Upton police, fire and EMS members and mutual aid partners carried the man out of a wooded area and transported him to a hospital
An USAR team found the missing person’s vehicle by using a satellite radio service to obtain its coordinates
Using an app that shares GPS coordinates, Deerfield firefighters were directed to the injured man’s location
The patients were participating in a reality TV show called “Bad Girls Gone God” when some suffered heat-related illness
A bystander who stopped to perform CPR on the man said within minutes of dialing for help, a drone arrived overhead
The SPARTAN team will leverage aircraft and thermal imaging to aid in search and rescue operations and more
Drone Delivery Canada Corp. worked with Peel Region Paramedic Services to test the ability of a drone to deliver AEDs to lay responders
The Roseville Volunteer Fire Department blasted the drone operator on Facebook and police have launched an investigation into the incident
Falck has begun test flights of remotely-controlled drones and is working toward drone flights with medics on board within the next five years
Depending on the emergency, the drone can be deployed to deliver Narcan, a tourniquet or a defibrillator
The drone is designed to deliver an AED, a tourniquet and Narcan to 911 callers before ambulance units arrive
A unique race between an ambulance and drone flying beyond the line of sight demonstrates what’s possible for emergency services in remote areas
Seven county employees are now permitted to fly drones that can be used to assist with search-and-rescue and assessing emergency scenes
A Canadian cellular-connected drone trial resulted in a deployment policy change after the study showed significant time saved when using drones to transport AEDs
During the Flight for Life transport, with one helicopter on the ground and another approaching, first responders noticed a drone flying above them
A Canadian drone company finished phase one of a trial to determine if using drones can reduce response times when delivering AEDs