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One person was transported to the hospital as a precaution following the rescue
Snohomish County 911 and Valley Com 911 successfully executed a live 911 call re-routing drill on June 5, confirming the vision that has been four years in the making
The City of Auburn Ambulance has approved a one-year agreement to provide ALS to a neighboring town
Former Aurora Paramedic Peter Cichuniec was sentenced to the mandatory minimum of five years in prison
First responders from the Quad-Cities region worked on rescue task force and EMS best practices
Decatur Morgan Hospital EMS received a fine and penalty for failing to meet response times
Workers in Raleigh were on top of the deck when it collapsed
Four were killed when the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office helicopter crashed while fighting a wildfire in 2022
Victims’ families have different views about the demolition of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
Officials in Jeffersonville hired a firm to look at the city providing its own ambulance service
Ogle County Sheriff’s Office deputies were responding to a report of a person threatening to kill themselves and others when they were immediately fired upon
The White Lake Ambulance Authority crew was responding to an unresponsive person when a driver pulled in front of the ambulance, causing a collision
Colorado Springs City Council voted 5 - 4 to continue contract with AMR
Survivors of the Newtown school shooting shared how the tragedy has shaped them and their future
Newport News first responders had not followed protocols and incorrectly declared Quandrell Williams dead
The effort to build a multimillion-dollar memorial to the 49 people killed in the Orlando shooting was disbanded last year
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Skagit County has begun using PulsePoint Respond and PulsePoint AED to improve the use of bystander CPR
A 12-year-old boy was trapped while digging a hole at Silver Lake dunes
Officials in Colorado Springs will hold the first vote on the potential change in EMS
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COLUMNISTS & EXPERTS
New labor regulations will increase the salary threshold for overtime exemptions – Steve Wirth shares how this impacts EMS roles
A firefighter charged with urinating on a medic’s belongings is a sign of a problem left brewing for too long
A 13-step action plan to provide compassionate and effective care while navigating the evolving legal landscape
Three takeaways from the conviction of Aurora Fire Rescue paramedics in the death of Elijah McClain
While the CPR intervention may prove beneficial, more evidence is needed before it can become a standard of care
Is building a new kind of clinician merely a Herculean task or a fully Sisyphean one?


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