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Reports of People Being Trampled at Chicago Concert

Mon, Sep 16, 2013

The Chicago (IL) Fire Department says they transported six people to local hospitals Sunday night during a concert in Humboldt Park which people were reportedly trampled.

At Least 12 Dead in Mass Shooting at D.C. Navy Yard

Mon, Sep 16, 2013

At least 12 people have been killed in today's shooting at the U.S. Navy Yard, and police are looking for two more potential suspects. One suspect was reportedly killed at the scene.

Health Care Reform Threatens Volunteer Fire/EMS

Sun, Sep 15, 2013

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, also known as "Obamacare") requires employers with 50 or more full-time employees to provide health insurance to full-time empoloyees or face a tax penalty.

Physio-Control and PulsePoint Announce Partnership

Sun, Sep 15, 2013

Physio-Control, a provider of emergency medical response technologies worldwide, and the PulsePoint Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing mobile technologies to help everyday citizens save lives, announced that the two organizations have entered into a strategic partnership aimed at improving sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) survival in communities around the world.

Columbia Southern University Seeks Job Applicant

Sat, Sep 14, 2013

Columbia Southern University is seeking candidates for remote adjunct/course writer faculty positions in Emergency Medical Services for online undergraduate programs.

Acadian Ambulance Puts Mobile in Motion to Streamline Patient Care

Sat, Sep 14, 2013

Motion Computing, a global provider of mobile technology, announced today Acadian Ambulance, one of the largest private ambulance services in the US, is deploying F5t Rugged Tablet PCs across their fleet for mobile dispatch and electronic patient care recording.

Firefighters Battle Maryland Apartment Fire

Fri, Sep 13, 2013

Indiana Firefighter Honored for Actions During Ambulance Shooting

Thu, Sep 12, 2013

Fort Wayne (IN) Fire Chief Amy Biggs presented firefighter Eric Zeiger with an award for his heroic efforts a year ago when an ambulance was sprayed with bullets.

Yocha Dehe Fire Department Joins Fire Battles Across California

Thu, Sep 12, 2013

The Yocha Dehe Fire Department (YDFD) has just wrapped up an intense six weeks of firefighting operations at four major fires across California: the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, the Orleans Complex Fire in Six Rivers National Forest near Eureka, the Swedes Fire in Butte County and the Hough Fire near Quincy.

Duracell Quantum Offers Power to First Responders

Thu, Sep 12, 2013

Duracell has developed their biggest innovation since the Copper Top.

IAFC Asks IRS to Clarify Treatment of Volunteers with Regard to Health Care

Wed, Sep 11, 2013

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) has issued official comment on the Internal Revenue Service's deliberations in the ongoing effort to interpret how volunteer fire department personnel are accounted for under federal health care legislation.

1,140 WTC 9/11 Responders Have Cancer

Tue, Sep 10, 2013

Cancer has become a reality for more than 1,000 men and women who sacrificed their health at Ground Zero -- and the number is expected to grow.

California Fire Injures Police and Firefighters

Mon, Sep 9, 2013

Seven people, including two firefighters and two police officers, were injured in an early morning fire at a home in Fremont (CA).

Physio-Control and The PulsePoint Foundation Announce Partnership

Mon, Sep 9, 2013

Physio-Control, a provider of emergency medical response technologies worldwide, and the PulsePoint Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing mobile technologies to help everyday citizens save lives, today announced that the two organizations have entered into a strategic partnership aimed at improving sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) survival in communities around the world.

Report: Plenty of Firefighters, Not So Many Fires

Mon, Sep 9, 2013

A news piece from the Boston Globe noted the preponderance of firefighters in the city despite a substantially lower number of fires in recent times.

Van Crash Causes Injuries at Chicago Airport

Mon, Sep 9, 2013

From 11 to 18 persons were involved in an incident at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois.

Honolulu Chooses KME

Sat, Sep 7, 2013

KME is pleased to announce the City and County of Honolulu has awarded KME and its dealer Hawaii Specialty Vehicles LLC an order for five custom pumpers and a 100’ tractor drawn aerial.

New Apps from Salamander Available for Downloard

Thu, Sep 5, 2013

Introducing the Safety Approved Pelican 3315 LED Flashlight

Thu, Sep 5, 2013

Created with first responder and industrial safety professionals in mind, Pelican Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-impact protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems, has introduced the compact and lightweight 3315 LED flashlight.

Johnson County (TX) Emergency Services District #1 Accepting Firefighter Applications

Thu, Sep 5, 2013

The Johnson County (TX) Emergency Services District #1 is accepting applications for a full-time firefighter/paramedic.

Numerous Injuries in 100-Car Pileup on UK Bridge

Thu, Sep 5, 2013

At least six people were seriously injured in massive pileup Thursday in the English county of Kent. Two hundred other people suffered minor injuries.

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