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 […]
Bangor Daily NewsBill to broaden access to overdose antidote wins unanimous Maine Senate ...Bangor Daily NewsMaine law allows only paramedics to make the decision to administer the drug in an emergency. According to the federal Centers for Disease Control, the use of Narcan has reversed the effects of more ... James Hamper, R-Oxford, looks to alleviate some […]
SFGateMaine Senate amends, approves bill to expand access to anti-heroin drugLewiston Sun JournalJames Hamper, R-Oxford, looks to alleviate some of LePage's concerns by disallowing basic EMTs from using the medication and by requiring training for police and firefighters before being allowed to administer the drug. Hamper said later Wednesday that ...Ma […]
Local officials react to heroin billshngnews.comWhile there are positive aspects of having more people carry Narcan, McFarland Fire and EMS Chief Brad Bowen also sees some of the drawbacks. According ... Bowen pointed out the law is basically designed for law enforcement, firefighters and EMT basic.
Bill would waive local income tax for EMTs, firefightersPocono RecordTwo state lawmakers have introduced legislation that would allow municipalities to waive local earned income taxes for volunteer first responders — including those at nonprofit EMS agencies — whose ranks have plummeted from 300,000 to 50,000 over ...Local Officials concerned about shortage […]
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 ...
Off-duty Calif. EMT Saves Same Patient on Same FieldFirehouse.comOn Tuesday, the EMT with the dark eyes and close-cropped hair stood in disbelief inside his Ventura Boulevard ambulance station. "Right place, right time," said Rosser, a graduate of Los Angeles Baptist High School, who hopes to become a local firefighter.Off-duty EMT saves the life o […]
As volunteer firefighter numbers dwindle, PA lawmakers suggest tax creditWatchdog.orgRECRUITMENT DRIVE: Two Pennsylvania state senators want local municipalities to start offering tax credits to attract volunteer firefighters and EMTs after ranks have plummeted over 30 years. Two state lawmakers have introduced legislation that would ...and more »
Leesburg firefighter sets new powerlifting recordDaily CommercialLeesburg firefighter/paramedic and professional powerlifter Jeremy Hoornstra competes in the bench press during a competition. Hoornstra recently set a world record by bench pressing 672.4 pounds even though he weighs only 246 pounds.
Chicago Tonight | WTTWRauner wouldn't move police and fire to 401(k)The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)“The two groups, I believe, that should have a special deal that's much better and different than voters, are police and firefighters because they risk their lives, and that's a different arrangement,” Rauner said. Rauner did not ... He should explai […]