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Magen David Adom paramedics and EMTs are being targeted as they assist the victims of the terrorist attack
Takeaways from Dr. Tan and Chief Wylie on training and communicating to deploy rescue task forces, unified command and casualty collection points
Why EMS should use preparatory commands
Weeklong training at the Vibrant Arena at the Mark in Moline helped first responders with incident command and rescue task force lessons
The science of active shooter response is relatively new; is there a better model?
Crewmembers have endured nonstop days and received thanks while using “all of your skill set of everything that you’ve learned and prepared for”
Albany’s fire chief said Firefighter Edward J. Verhoff died over the weekend while off duty
Relieved family members reunited with Uintah and Rick Keever, who Mercy Flights personnel transported to a hospital
Following the dramatic rescue, paramedics treated the two patients for hypothermia
In Fort Myers Beach, Task Force 2 members search for survivors street by street
Five years after the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting, first responders have access to a 50,000-square-foot high-tech tactical training center
Five Task Forces, including search dogs and their handlers, have been activated for Hurricane Ian and deployed in or around Florida
Fire Chief (ret.) Craig Daugherty recalled the day he responded to shots fired at the high school where his 15-year-old daughter was in lockdown
Four members rappelled down to start providing medical care and others built rope systems to lower the patient to the ground
“This is the most complex situation we’ve ever encountered,” Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Assistant Fire Chief Ray Jadallah told family, friends and loved ones of victims