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Program aims to reduce 911 calls, ER visits

14 hours 47 min ago
The Community Resource Paramedic program is a collaborative effort between the fire department and other area organizations that aims to reduce 911 calls and hospital visits

Berthoud firefighter injured fighting vehicle fire Saturday

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 23:18
During the firefight, an explosion occurred sending metal pieces from the vehicle’s engine compartment outward toward firefighters. One of the pieces struck a firefighter who was treated by TVEMS paramedics on scene.

City, attorney will soon part ways in fire department case

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 22:57
Once Mr. O’Neil is out of the picture, the city’s negotiating team will take over and negotiate with the Watertown Professional Fire Fighters Association Local 191

Ala. fire department gets automated CPR device

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 22:30
The fire department has two of the devices and has seen an 11 percent increase in the patients restored to spontaneous circulation since they've had this tool

Conn. Preston firefighters train school staffers on emergency bleeding control techniques

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 21:25
The four-hour training session was held earlier this month, which is designated as Bleeding Control Awareness Month.

Female firefighters defy old ideas of who can be an American hero

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 03:00
Women still make up less than 1 percent of New York’s 11,000 firefighters. The city trails Minneapolis, San Francisco, Seattle and Miami

Okla. first responders recognized

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 23:10
EMSSTAT paramedics serve as Norman, Moore and Goldsby’s first medical responders and have earned the American Heart Association’s highest level of recognition every year since 2015

Ohio EMS, fire agency trustees hire 12 new employees

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 03:52
Mad River Twp. Fire and EMS lost 12 experienced employees this week following the announcement that no changes in fire leadership were going to take place

Santa Maria asks court to dismiss lawsuit brought by Santa Maria firefighters' union

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 01:57
The claim was filed by five firefighters in leadership positions with the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 2020

Ohio fire/EMS crew honored for saving skydiver who crashed at 100 mph

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 23:54
Crews have responded to the airport multiple times for “hard landings,” usually resulting in sprains and or fractures

Va. firefighters to be first in region to wear cancer-reducing turnout gear

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 23:38
The specialized gear reduces exposure to harmful carcinogens by 98%, blocking access through the wrists, ankles, neck and core

Wyo. Fire Department faces staffing shortages within town limits

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 22:42
Mills officials voted to reduce the Mills Fire Department to administrative-only roles and would lay off nine full-time firefighters and eliminate the department’s ability to respond to emergency calls

Son of fire chief joins department, gets dad's rookie badge

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 22:12
The badge is the same that his father, Fire Chief Dale C. Herman, put on when he first became a city firefighter 33 years ago.

NYPD arrest teen suspect in attack on off-duty firefighter

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 06:22
The suspect, Damir Johnson, 17, did his perp walk while facing down a line of angry firefighters

Fla. fire lieutenant, retired police detective dies during RIT training

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 04:07
Barry Boulton, Sr. was a retired U.S. Marine colonel and retired detective with the Hollywood (Florida) Police Department

Fla. fire lieutenant, retired police detective, dies during fire training

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 04:07
Barry Boulton, Sr. was a retired U.S. Marine colonel and retired detective with the Hollywood (Florida) Police Department

Minn. community paramedicine program lowers blood pressure, diabetes levels in patients

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 02:49
Certified community paramedics are improving patient health care and reducing costs through community home visits

NM city fights fireman's return in underwear case

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 02:22
The city is challenging the reinstatement of a male firefighter it terminated for allegedly stealing underwear from a female colleague and then lying about it

NH Sen. secures additional $10M for first ever national PFAS health study

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 02:16
PFAS are man-made chemicals that have been used in products worldwide since the 1950s, including firefighting foam

Vegan firefighter files religious discrimination lawsuit

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 01:47
A Canadian firefighter filed a complaint with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario for religious discrimination due to a lack of vegan options while fighting fires