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Five takeaways for mass gathering planning from a carnival ride malfunction in Wisconsin
999, London Ambulance Service Deputy Director Simon Harding talks emergency planning for the royal gathering
“We can’t plan for everything, but with the right people, policies, training, and supervision in place we can best handle whatever may come our way”
First responders in Cuyahoga County held an NDMS exercise using a plane full of patients
Police officers, firefighters and providers from other agencies also are on site
The death of a second victim was confirmed Monday by Rochester Police; one injured person remains in critical condition
A panic sent people rushing for the exits when audience members thought they heard gunfire at the Rochester venue
Justin Tallman stayed with a patient until New Orleans EMS providers arrived and said local police established a perimeter quickly
NOEMS is working on long-term staff recruitment, but for this carnival season, it has mutual aid and other measures in place to ensure public safety
Hundreds of law enforcement officers and about 200 firefighters will be on hand, and two emergency medical tents will be in place
Roughly 1,700 emergency workers were dispatched to the scene where ambulances lined streets and EMS providers and bystanders performed CPR
Darrell Brooks was found guilty of all 76 charges, including six counts of first-degree intentional homicide
“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.”
Authorities said a 22-year-old man named as a person of interest in the shooting was taken into police custody Monday evening
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