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Laura French

Laura French is a former editorial assistant for FireRescue1 and EMS1, responsible for curating breaking news and other stories that impact first responders. In a prior role at Forensic Magazine, French was able to combine her interests in journalism, forensics and criminology. French has a bachelor’s degree in communications/journalism with a minor in criminology from Ramapo College in New Jersey.

These heartwarming reunions with survivors and family members show a ray of hope amidst difficult times
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Firefighters, EMTs and paramedics across the country brave freezing temperatures, face record call volumes and remind community members to stay safe in the cold
Bizarre crimes, angry animals, a prank gone wrong, and more - these are the most mind-boggling EMS stories from the past year
2020 has been a tough year; take a break with this collection of heartwarming stories
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Recruitment videos are one way you can get the word out about your organization, drive interest in the opportunities you have to offer and point prospective recruits to begin the applications process
From a marathon runner who performed CPR on the course to a college student who stopped class to help his professor, these EMS providers stepped up to render aid in unexpected circumstances
Key takeaways and lessons learned from the 2018 mass shooting event at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago