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First Responder Biodetection Technology Guide Updated

Thu, Apr 17, 2014

A 2014 update to a detailed product guide listing biodetection technologies and sampling products is now available.

Pennsylvania Bill Would Waive Local Income Tax for Volunteer EMS and Firefighters

Wed, Apr 16, 2014

Drone Hindered Ohio Medical Chopper

Tue, Apr 15, 2014

A man is facing charges after deputies say he was flying a video camera-equipped drone that hindered the landing of a medical helicopter at an accident scene.

Study Request: EMS versus Athletic Trainers

Tue, Apr 15, 2014

The University of Minnesota is conducting a study to analyze the understanding of the Certified Athletic Trainers versus Emergency Medical Services professions.

Los Angeles Firefighters Pay Tribute to Burn Treatment Pioneer

Mon, Apr 14, 2014

Hundreds of uniformed firefighters, nurses and former patients gather to honor Dr. A. Richard Grossman.

Rural-Metro Firefighters Battle Knox County (TN) Train Fire

Mon, Apr 14, 2014

Just before noon on Sunday, April 13, 2014, engineers aboard a moving Norfolk Southern freight train noticed that one of their rail cars was on fire.

DHS Releases Updated First Responder Biodetection Technology Guide

Sat, Apr 12, 2014

A 2014 update to a detailed product guide listing biodetection technologies and sampling products is now available.

Deputy Fire Chief Barksdale Selected for Fire Service Executive Development Institute for 2014 Session

Thu, Apr 10, 2014

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (www.iafc.org) announced that Benjamin M. Barksdale, Deputy Fire Chief of the Prince George's County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department, has been accepted into the 2014 session of the Fire Service Executive Development Institute (FSEDI).

FDIC 2014 Chat: Mike McEvoy and A.J. Heightman

Thu, Apr 10, 2014

Fire Engineering EMS Editor Mike McEvoy and JEMS Editor in Chief A.J. Heightman discuss some new EMS technology at FDIC 2014.

Los Angeles Firefighter Injured When Roof Collapses

Wed, Apr 9, 2014

A firefighter was injured in an early morning fire Wednesday when the roof of a house partially collapsed on him.

Eye Safety Systems Introduces Crossbow Photochromic Eyeshield

Tue, Apr 8, 2014

Eye Safety Systems, Inc. (ESS) announced the introduction of its new ballistic Crossbow eyeshield with photochromic transition lens. The Crossbow Photochromic spectacle represents a continued expansion to the line of highly acclaimed Crossbow eyeshields.

Officers Selected for Fire Service Executive Development Institute for 2014 Session

Mon, Apr 7, 2014

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) announced the cadre of students accepted into the 2014 session of the Fire Service Executive Development Institute (FSEDI).

You've Received a Mayday—Now What?

Thu, Apr 3, 2014

The rescue may be very quick and simple, but the IC must take a worst-case thought process on the rescue until proven otherwise, writes Joe McClelland.

Firefighters Respond to Fatal Long Island (NY) Collision

Thu, Apr 3, 2014

The driver of a pickup truck was killed in a collision with a charter bus in Roslyn Heights, New York, early Tuesday morning, April 1.

Suspected Fort Hood Shooter Dead

Wed, Apr 2, 2014

A suspected shooter at Fort Hood (TX) is dead, but the situation is still considered an active scene.

One Dead and Five Injured in San Francisco Fire

Wed, Apr 2, 2014

One person has died, two people are in critical condition and three others sustained moderate to minor injuries during a fire at two residential buildings near Cow Palace in San Francisco's Visitacion Valley neighborhood.

Award Winning Action Training Systems Releases Emergency Medical Technician Training Series

Wed, Apr 2, 2014

As our emergency responders put their lives on the line, a high degree of training is crucial--not only for the patients they serve, but for their own safety as well.

Chattanooga (TN) Firefighters Head Off Major Apartment Fire

Wed, Apr 2, 2014

Chattanooga (TN) Fire Department responded yesterday to a significant fire at an apartment complex.

Five Fire Service Professionals Earn Masters Degree at Naval Postgraduate School

Tue, Apr 1, 2014

Six fire and emergency medical service graduates were among 30 students who were awarded a Master of Arts in Security Studies March 28 the Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) at the Naval Postgraduate School. 

Woman Arrested for Battery on Clearwater (FL) Firefighter

Mon, Mar 31, 2014

A 21-year-old woman accused of assaulting a firefighter-paramedic was arrested.

National Fire Based Emergency Medical Service Key to Addressing Ambulance Service Crisis Says IFESA

Fri, Mar 28, 2014

The Irish Fire and Emergency Services Association (IFESA) said today (Friday, March 28th) that the development of integrated fire based Emergency Medical Services (EMS) on a national basis is now more urgent that ever in the light of the crisis in the National Ambulance Service (NAS) exposed in the RTE Primetime Investigates programme broadcast last night.

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