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Darrell Jennings and his family aided 28 neighbors in their living room after a violent EF-4 tornado tore through their Putnam County, Tennessee, neighborhood
From a marathon runner who performed CPR on the course to a college student who stopped class to help his professor, these EMS providers stepped up to render aid in unexpected circumstances
Rescuers need to anticipate specific medical problems and patient needs as they prepare to encounter patients in a collapsed structure or debris pile
Four adults and two children were killed in severe storms that hit in Montgomery County and north of Nashville
An EF3 tornado damaged the Pfizer factory responsible for producing nearly 25% of the company’s sterile injectable medicines
A supercell struck Matador killing at least 4 people and causing widespread destruction
“We have seen somewhere between 50 and 100 patients,” Ochiltree General Hospital CEO Kelly Judice said
ATCEMS performed multiple water rescues, and a volunteer firefighter in Oklahoma activated tornado warning sirens
More storms in the Midwest and South may bring additional twisters and hail
In Belvidere, Ill., Fire Chief Shawn Schadle witnessed “absolute chaos” at a theater with a collapsed roof and 260 people at the venue
The storm devastated the town of Rolling Fork, including the local hospital, which was forced to transfer patients to other medical centers
“It’s nice to see how they are doing,” said Norman Regional Emergency EMSSTAT Paramedic Meagan Tompkins, who was one of the first to arrive
When power lines prevented Norman paramedics from reaching victims, a police vehicle was offered as a stand-in
A tornado hit Autauga County, Ala., where 6 people died, at least a dozen injured people were transported to hospitals, and crews have searching for survivors
At least three people were hospitalized after the storm hit Iberia Parish