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 […]
Kennewick officials say more fire stations, responders neededMid Columbia Tri City HeraldThe department is budgeted to have 31 firefighter paramedics and 24 firefighters/EMTs. All non-command staff firefighters also are either paramedics or EMTs. Four firefighters are in training to become paramedics, which takes three years, Leonard said.and more »
Distraught Mom Questions EMT Response to Fatal FireThe RootAccording to the Post, after firefighters pulled the two children from the Queens home that caught fire late Saturday night, they started screaming at the paramedics who were slow to respond. "But what happened here? What happened to the ambulances, ...and more »
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 ...
Kennewick Fire Department Adds 2 New Firefighter ParamedicsKVEWThe Kennewick Fire Department, (KFD), will put two new paramedics on the streets of Kennewick. AJ Fandrich and Garrett Todd will join the ranks of the existing 25 paramedics and 50 Emergency Medical Technicians, (EMT's), that serve the citizens of ...
Fire departments step up recruitment effortsFinger Lakes TimesHawker said the Seneca Falls Fire Department, which has about 50 members, is always looking for more in several areas. That includes active firefighters, emergency medical technicians, fire police, youth firefighters, social members and women's auxiliary.Fire departments struggle to find, kee […]
Where are the firefighters? Left for better-paying jobsOcalaAll county firefighters must also be certified as emergency medical technicians and, eventually, paramedics. To cover the gaps left by those who quit, many staffers who have been assigned to fight fires are now riding ambulances. For now, that will ...
Going inside Young County EMSGraham LeaderParamedic Paul Hemphill has been with Young County EMS for five years. On an accident scene the two-man EMT team is the quarterback, they call all of the shots. It is up to the EMT to determine how the firefighters remove the patient, if an air ...and more »
Washington PostQueens councilman calls for 'permanent' fire chiefCapital New YorkCiting the city's "series of major E.M.S. delays, and flaws in the current system," Donovan, who represents the area, called the incident "unforgivable." ... Firefighters arrived four minutes later but ambulances did not arrive until 12:12 a.m. […]
News & ObserverNew Bedford police, firefighters will soon begin administering NarcanSouthCoastToday.comCurrently, only emergency medical technicians can administer Narcan to a person having an overdose, he said. EMTs administer Narcan intravenously, by a shot or via a nasal spray. State Department of Public Health officials estimate it has saved 2,000 .. […]