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Las Vegas Shooting

A gunman opened fire on 22,000 Las Vegas concert attendees from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on Sunday, October 1, 2017. Scores of people were killed and more than 500 people were injured.

EMS1 coverage of the Las Vegas shooting spanned breaking news to the importance of layperson bleeding control to recommendations to responses from the EMS1 advisory board for mass gathering response from the FEMA after-action report to an ER surgeon recalling lessons learned in the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting.

“I needed to help them. I needed to make sure that our people were good and we could take care of these people, and that’s why I chose to stay.”
Five years after the Route 91 Harvest Festival MCI, a paramedic reflects on a frightening moment, and the lessons learned
CAL FIRE Captain Chris Wetzel and his treating mental health provider detail his road from defeat to appreciation in the aftermath of tragedy
Five years after the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting, first responders have access to a 50,000-square-foot high-tech tactical training center
Oscar Monterossa served in the U.S. Army for four years as a combat medic, but it was the Route 91 Harvest music festival shooting where the paramedic felt most vulnerable
“It’s always emotional,” a survivor said. “The fact that we’ve come together and not let evil win is so amazing”
From dangerous active shooter events, to ET3, Ebola, opioids and community paramedicine, EMS providers faced many significant incidents and evolving trends in the 2010s
APCO’s Voices Behind the Incident seminar brought together dispatchers that responded to the 2017 Las Vegas Shooting to talk about their experiences and share insights
Sgt. Austin Cox and veteran Sgt. Michael Vura were awarded Navy and Marine Corps Medals for exceptional bravery and selfless actions
A Nevada fire chief says he wants to bypass state lawmakers to get changes made
Community Ambulance Special Operations Director Glen Simpson said he’s still processing his memories of responding to the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history
Steps to implementing unified command, staging and access learned from the Route 91 Harvest Festival attack
Dr. Allan MacIntyre spoke about his experience in the ER after the Las Vegas shooting at the California Hospital Association’s Disaster Planning Conference
The Tactical Emergency Casualty Care Course is training paramedics and EMTs to provide better care when there’s an active threat
The 911 calls released by police reveal the surreal confusion on the ground during and after the massacre
The new team is made up of eight paramedics who will now be on the front lines with firefighters and police officers
The owners of a special event standby service in Nevada offer lessons learned from the Route 91 festival shooting in Las Vegas
The Public Education Foundation teamed up with Macy’s to fund $50,000 in scholarships for three students seeking first responder careers
EMTs Colby Jackson and Shannon Muttram filed a lawsuit against the estate of Stephen Paddock for a collective $4 million
Brittany Speer set up a triage area at the concert after the shooting and was recognized with a Medal of Courage
As the country struggles to make sense of the massacre in Las Vegas, it’s important that those who responded are not overlooked
The survivors raised more than $40,000 to assemble 1,000 baskets as a gesture of appreciation
EMTs Shannon Muttram and Colby Jackson helped paramedic Callen Daquioag treat other victims of the shooting despite being shot themselves
The three hours of recordings released Friday provide a clearer picture of how firefighters and emergency medical crews responded
This AMR crew was working the night a gunman opened fire on 22,000 Las Vegas concert attendees
Michaels said he wanted to give back to those who protected the city during the shooting
Chad Robertson has started the Las Vegas First Responder Thank You Fund with the goal of raising $100,000 to deliver 1,000 gift baskets to responders
Musicians On Call, an organization that brings live music to hospital patients, brought four country acts to serenade the crowd