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Three patients were transported to a hospital in Cincinnati in critical condition
CrowdStrike is actively working with customers impacted by a defect found in a single content update for Windows hosts
Two workers at the BNY Mellon Tower were trapped when their scaffolding lost power
Cambria Community Healthcare District officials say the current station is beyond its useful lifespan
Eric Trump told a Buffalo Township official that someone from the family will be in attendance at the funeral for Corey Comperatore
Corey Comperatore used his body as a shield to protect his wife
Rescue Specialist and Paramedic Matthew King of Bernalillo County Fire and Rescue and three sheriff’s office members were killed while returning from a wildfire
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
Legislators look at the limited ways opioid settlement funds can be spent across the state
First responders are turning to ice baths to quickly cool overheated Floridians
Fort Lauderdale firefighters quickly extinguished a fire at a treatment center
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
Investigators and experts say despite warnings about the dangers of lying face down, the patient stayed on his stomach for several minutes
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
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

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