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Candidates are expected to have experience in leadership and education in the provision of emergency care
The new cases bring the U.S. total to nine since the first human case of the current outbreak was detected in 2022
Officials say the man had fallen off a ledge at Mount Blue State Park, became disoriented and was unable to get up
First H.E.L.P. is honoring first responders who have died by suicide, ensuring they are remembered for how they lived, not how they died
A Zanesville woman pleaded guilty to making false alarms and misuse of 911
A St. Louis firefighter admitted to stealing a wallet and credit card from a patient during a fatal crash
U.S. citizenship as a pre-requisite could be removed for first responder jobs
Elko Regional Airport held a ceremony with the National EMS Memorial Service to remember 36 fallen EMS first responders
The Prospect Park fire chief apologized to the department and residents, saying he was sorry for putting the borough fire company in a negative light
The U.S. Secret Service had already worked with Butler Memorial Hospital staff on a response plan years earlier when Donald Trump was president
Helen Comperatore says she has no ill will towards Biden, but her husband would not want her to take a call from the president
Firefighters and EMS providers face barriers in seeking workers’ compensation, such as latency periods and pre-existing health conditions, FIRST Center research shows
The now-former Americus Hose Company fire captain made a post on X related to the attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump
EMS received a higher budget cut than others because “expenditures have increased at an astronomical rate over the last few years,” an Allegany County administrator said
Corey Comperatore, a former Buffalo Township Volunteer Fire Company chief, used his body as a shield to protect his wife and daughter as bullets rang out, loved ones say
A technical sergeant for the Air National Guard rushed through the crowd, knelt at the side of former FF Corey Comperatore’s head and pressed a towel against the wound
Public safety agencies are posting tributes to former Buffalo Township Fire Chief Corey Comperatore
Former Buffalo Township Volunteer Fire Company chief Corey Comperatore “died a hero” when he “dove on his family to protect them,” Gov. Josh Shapiro said
Seattle Fire Department medics responded to 253 overdoses in June 2024 compared to 386 in 2023
Two adults become lost while exploring a cave after a Kenny Chesney concert
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COLUMNISTS & EXPERTS
We must consider patient evacuation, resource allocation and training ourselves and our communities in the wake of an assassination attempt on former President Trump
EMS Chief Peggy Fonseca was fired due to budget overages and personally responding to calls
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


PRODUCT NEWS
Demers Ambulances USA is ensuring EMS/Fire crews and patients stay cool during the most extreme heat with its Arctic Range HVAC control package, available now in its MXP 170 Type I model
The Facilities Management module provides organizations with a centralized platform for all facility-related information, enabling informed decision-making
Over 4,500 EMS providers across West Michigan gain access to advanced clinical support tool for improved patient care