Ambulance 're-mounting' becomes national business

Posted on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:22:48 UTC
Rather than buy a new unit, operations from across the country ship their old vehicles to East Texas Medical Center, where the box containing the rolling hospital room is installed on a new chassis

Over 1,000 dead as 7.8 quake hits Nepal

Posted on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:34:23 UTC
The violent quake collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches in the Himalayas

Wife's intuition saves husband crushed by car

Posted on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:35:02 UTC
She was at work and had a strong feeling she should go home and check on her husband; she found him pinned under their SUV after it slipped off the jack

Fire chief saves boy choking on gummy bear

Posted on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:26:52 UTC
The fire chief, who is also a school board member, was at the school for a board meeting when the boy started choking

Quick Clip: Where were you during the Oklahoma City bombing?

Posted on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:43:27 UTC
Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson recall what they were doing when they heard about the incident 20 years ago, and how it relates to terrorism today

Inside EMS Podcast: Could Uber really provide medical care?

Posted on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:43:01 UTC
Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss whether EMS1 Editor-in-Chief Greg Friese's suggestions about Uber providing community health services are actually feasible.

EMS poem: ‘But it wouldn't end that way’

Posted on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:23:34 UTC
A true story of a child drowning and the interruption, pain, loss, and grief that doesn't go away for the would be rescuers

NY responders administer more Narcan than ever before

Posted on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:58:39 UTC
Responders are administering several doses of Narcan each day, with an influx around the first of the each month

Teen struck by ambulance in serious condition; investigation underway

Posted on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:30:44 UTC
Cabell County EMS says the ambulance had lights and sirens running when it struck a 16-year-old crossing a busy street by his home

D.C. EMS supervisor shot at during gunfight

Posted on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:02:17 UTC
Police are seeking a group of people who fired at an EMS supervisor who came upon people in two vehicles shooting at each other, and began to follow one of the cars

Fla. deputy skips 911 call to eat lunch, woman dies from medical emergency

Posted on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:20:27 UTC
He responded an hour after being dispatched; the woman was found dead in her front yard, holding her phone and her medication, and her body covered in ants

911 breached duty by sending responders to wrong address

Posted on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:01:15 UTC
A lawyer arguing that emergency services are not a right might be better off applying negligence theory to house fire that killed a Pa. woman

Video: Stage collapse at Ind. high school injures 12

Posted on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:46:27 UTC
The cover over the orchestra pit gave way during a performance of 'American Pie;' Authorities describe the students' injuries as 'minor'

Phoenix contracts with AMR in addition to Rural/Metro

Posted on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:47:59 UTC
All private ambulances have been provided by Rural/Metro, but city officials gave the OK for AMR to compete for non-emergency transports

Ambulance rear-ended by speeding car

Posted on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:36:47 UTC
Two paramedics suffered minor injuries and the ambulance was destroyed after it was hit and pushed into a tree as the crew was pulling out of the station

Family of man who died while restrained on stretcher gets $875K

Posted on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:03:24 UTC
The family of a 27-year-old who died from positional asphyxia when secured in a prone position received a settlement from a lawsuit; 5 EMTs involved in the incident were suspended

What the flakka is this new drug?

Posted on Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:54:14 UTC
The new potent stimulant, synthetic drug is causing wild, bizarre and violent behaviors in abusers

Detroit police shoot man who threatened firefighters with knife

Posted on Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:27:28 UTC
The 61-year-old has been hospitalized; officers say he refused an order to drop a knife when police and firefighters performed a well-being check at his home

Wyo. medic recovering from major surgery eager to return to work

Posted on Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:14:53 UTC
Her sternum was compressing her heart, shifting it into her left lung; EMS colleagues came together to raise money for her surgery

Extremist accidentally shot self and called ambulance, foiling attack on church

Posted on Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:34:08 UTC
The Islamic extremist who planned to open fire on Paris churchgoers mistakenly shot himself in the leg; he remains hospitalized after police followed a trail of blood to his car and found loaded guns and notes about potential targets