CBS LocalPhila. Firefighters Union Opposes City's Proposed Deployment Model for ...CBS Local“The thrust of this plan is to augment the service by hiring these fire service EMTs, pair them with paramedics so that way you spread your forces evenly throughout the city so they are not concentrated in certain areas at certain times of the day ...Phila. firef […]
All cops, EMTs, engine co. firefighters to be equipped with anti-overdose ...SILive.com... needed to get them to a hospital," Donovan said. "It's my hope that once an overdose victim can be given a second chance thanks to the life-saving efforts of a police officer, firefighter, paramedic or EMT, that that person will seek treatment for ...
Fire departments seek helpRochester Democrat and ChronicleState fire officials say the dwindling number of volunteer firefighters has leveled off some in recent years thanks to recruitment efforts and events that have spurred a sense of community engagement — but many departments continue to struggle to take ...Fire companies hoping open houses will attract […]
TimesLedgerTwo 4-year-olds die in Far Rockaway fire: NYPDTimesLedgerNeighbors emphasized that numerous firefighters, police, EMTs, a volunteer Jewish ambulance agency and other authorities converged on the block. But some said it took too long for EMS to arrive. Ryan Raj, who lives on the block, said firefighters were ...and more »
Boston GlobeBoston Marathon makes room for more runnersThe MissoulianThen there were the police and firefighters who helped at the site of the explosions; the doctors and nurses and volunteers and EMTs who tended to the wounded; the injured themselves, and friends and relatives who wanted to run in their honor or memory.Essays that earned Marathon spotsESPNa […]
New York Daily NewsTwo toddlers die in fire likely caused by cigarette lighterNew York Post“He was really upset at the EMTs, all the firefighters were.” “The firefighters were prompt and doing their job but EMS was not,” she added. “The firefighters were working on the kids and yelling for EMS.” A video shows a group of angry firefighters ...4-year-olds play […]
Kenosha NewsNew Leesburg fire chief values education, trainingOrlando SentinelMy dad had a lot of friends who I didn't know were firefighters. They introduced me into the field." Johnson took his basic fire training at Seminole Community College and then became an emergency medical technician. His two-year fire-science degree is ...Firefighter trai […]
Daily MailInfant survivor of the Washington landslide reunited with his rescuers as his ...Daily MailThree weeks after baby Duke Suddarth was rescued from the brink of death, Arlington firefighter paramedic Marty Ruffner and EMT Jason Brisson were reunited with the young life they helped save. The 5-month-old was almost killed when his home was ...Littlest l […]
Redmond pair prevent teen's bridge suicideKTVZPlant is a former firefighter and EMT, and said he's seen a number of suicides in the past, and just wanted to prevent another one from happening. As for now, he hopes this experience will give the teen a second chance. Police said the teen was taken ...
Panel: New firefighters must be EMTsFort Dodge MessengerHulett said emergency medical care accounts for about 80 percent of the Fire Department workload. All of the current firefighters are EMTs or paramedics. The Fire Department works in conjunction with Trinity Regional Medical Center to provide emergency ...