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The Steubenville, Ohio Fire Department answered its community’s needs, launching EMS in under a year
Looking outside the industry for recruitment and retention best practices
Instead of giving stock to its executive team, Ambulnz gave it to its frontline responders, and paired it with a novel push-to-request dispatch system
Niagara County officials are looking at county-owned, private and hybrid EMS as their contract with Mercy EMS ends
State investigators found that Guard Well Medical Transportation failed to ensure its vehicles were properly staffed during transports and failed to properly train its employees
The proposed ordinance would designate Meadville Central Fire Department as the city’s primary provider in place of the privately owned Meadville Area Ambulance Service
All four people were transported to area hospitals
The private rates remain below those for the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department
Costs and wait times are up and annual memberships are down as Superior Ambulance Service founder Doug Dick is trying to retain EMS providers
Olympia Assistant Fire Chief Mike Buchanan explained that decreasing availability of private providers for BLS calls results in increased on-scene times
Edgar Diaz began misappropriating funds at least as early as 2018, and Hidalgo County EMS shut down in 2021
Houston law enforcement officers said the driver of a black Chevrolet Equinox was probably speeding and did not notice multiple illuminated “wrong way” signs
“This is something I’ll have nightmares about for the rest of my life,” said Alex Pollak, who worked at the concert
Pflugerville leaders hired Acadian Ambulance Service after voters chose not to join an emergency services district
Pflugerville could terminate its EMS service with the fire department in favor of the private ambulance company