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 […]
Efforts continue to get EMT training for Chautauqua County firefightersBuffalo NewsIn other news, volunteer firefighters will benefit from a $130,000 grant approved by the committee that will cover tuition reimbursement for volunteer firefighters who attend college classes and maintain a 2.0 average or better. Legislature Chairman ...and more »
Colleagues rally to aid EMT, dispatcher and firefighter whose house burnedWAVEHODGENVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Whether as a full-time 911 dispatcher, part-time EMT or years spent with two volunteer fire departments, James Michael "Mikey" Key has helped hundreds in his community, but now that his own house has burned, he's reluctant ...Fire Destroys La […]
First responders rememberedThe Baylor Lariat... the Abbott Volunteer Fire Department. This is what inspired him to return school to become a certified emergency medical technician. ... He was a member of the West Volunteer Fire Department where he was was not only a dedicated firefighter, but ...
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 ...
Pennsylvania IndependentTax break proposed for volunteer firefighters in Pa.The MercuryTwo 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 ...As volunteer firefighte […]
Cop Shop: Media officer receives Tom Flynn AwardDelaware County Daily TimesKirby currently serves as the career EMS supervisor at Aston-Beechwood. Kayla Kane ... At the age of 16, she obtained her EMT certification from the Delaware County Technical School program and has been a top responder as both a firefighter and EMT.
Students fiercely compete at annual SkillsUSA Ohio ChampionshipsColumbus DispatchMarstiller, a 17-year-old interested in becoming a firefighter and emergency medical technician, is accustomed to finding herself in the minority. “It's fun to try ... She once wanted to become a paramedic, she said, but now has a desire to fight fires ...
WGAN 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 ...Maine […]
Bangor Daily NewsMaine Legislature sends to 'amenable' LePage a bill to broaden access to ...Bangor Daily NewsJames 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 lat […]