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The victims fell approximately 12 feet when the floor collapsed
Morris Hospital’s Camp911 introduced children to careers in fire, EMS, law enforcement and emergency communications
Training at the Mineral County Airport involved several departments and agencies dealing with a patient surge
A police officer was among the wounded in the shooting in Fordyce
Sandy Springs officials joined RiteSite Health in a move to free EMS units for emergency 911 calls
Part of a large tree fell onto a cabin in Oceana County, trapping the counselor in her bed
Eagle Point Fire and EMS Chief Rocky Berg was terminated over several leadership issues
Governor Josh Shapiro proposes doubling the Fire and EMS Grant Program to $60 million in FY2025
Oakland police said several people were wounded during a sideshow shooting following a Juneteenth celebration that had thousands in attendance
Members of the state’s Trauma Care Committee have created the Montana Interfacility Blood Network
First responders in Syracuse rescued several members of two families including a child trapped in a car
Officials determined that a firewall, not a cyberattack, prevented 911 calls from going through
Legislation to fund grant programs and U.S. Fire Administration through 2028 heads to the President for signing
“Watch your kids around water” is the Phoenix FD’s latest social media post to keep citizens safe
Reedsburg Ambulance paramedics will be notified when the system is used and will transport the infant to Reedsburg Area Medical Center for evaulation
Deputies found the vehicle approximately 200 feet down an embankment in Yavapai County
A teen hiking in the Spanish Fork Canyon area was trapped when a boulder fell on top of him, breaking his leg
Agencies across the state are letting citizens know about outage
Surge of recent drownings puts the state on pace to break a record number of fatalities in 2022
Video shows a Riverside County helicopter crew rescuing the couple in a dry creek bed as the temperature neared triple digits
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?


PRODUCT NEWS
The bulk of the budget — specifically, $534 million — will fund network enhancements, including anticipated investments to expand coverage on FirstNet
Over 4,500 EMS providers across West Michigan gain access to advanced clinical support tool for improved patient care
“This recognition reflects our team’s dedication to consistently elevating standards in technology and service excellence, supported by our valued customers and community. We appreciate everyone who helped make this possible,” President & CEO of Operative IQ EJ Aufderheide stated