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  1. Fire EMS News: Chicago Police Fatally Shoot Knife-Wielding Man Who Chased Paramedics

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    Mon, 26 May 2014

    s Englewood neighborhood after the man allegedly chased paramedics and first responders at the scene, reports NBC Chicago ..... emergency assistance call from the Chicago Fire Department after paramedics and firefighters were confronted by a man wielding a knife

  2. Fire News: Jury Finds FDNY Paramedics Liable and Awards $172 Million to Girl

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    Thu, 29 May 2014

    waiting for an ambulance won a $172 million judgment against New York City when a Bronx jury determined that Fire Department paramedics could be held liable for giving her mother bad advice, reports The New York Times. The jury reached a verdict after a three

  1. DC Woman Takes Metro to Hospital After Paramedics Argue

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    Mon, 24 Mar 2014

    out of an ambulance and taking Metro to a hospital after the paramedics started arguing, she said. Rose Preston thought she was ..... not want to go to the hospital anymore. Preston said the paramedics didn't seem to care that she was leaving and didn't ask

  2. Engine Company EMS: Can Motorcycle Paramedics Be Used Effectively in Western EMS?

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    Thu, 30 May 2013

    provides efficient medical care by using motorcycle paramedics . Motorcycle paramedics can reduce response times and improve patient ..... is not the only area that uses EMS motorcycle paramedics . A few departments in the United States have

  3. Firefighting News: NYC Paramedics Union Seeks EMS Chief Resignation

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    Mon, 26 Nov 2012

    The New York City paramedics ' union has issued a vote of no confidence ..... the safety of the public and EMTs, paramedics , lieutenants and captains by not ..... In the Rockaways, for example, paramedics stood on the roof of an ambulance

  4. Alameda (CA) Fire Department Paramedics Cleared over Efforts in Drowning Case

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    Tue, 22 Nov 2011

    Alameda (CA) Fire Department paramedics involved in the Memorial Day drowning ..... citizen complaints against four paramedics in the Alameda Fire Department ..... resuscitate Zack failed, and that paramedics should have taken Zack to a trauma

  5. Alameda (CA) Fire Department Paramedics Cleared over Efforts in Drowning Case

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    Tue, 22 Nov 2011

    Alameda (CA) Fire Department paramedics involved in the Memorial Day drowning ..... citizen complaints against four paramedics in the Alameda Fire Department ..... resuscitate Zack failed, and that paramedics should have taken Zack to a trauma

  6. Staircase Collapse Injures St. Louis Firefighter, Paramedics

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    Wed, 4 Apr 2012

    collapsed Tuesday afternoon, injuring a firefighter and two paramedics . Fire department personnel were responded to a medical call ..... http://bit.ly/I0gI6C). As a firefighter and the paramedics tried to remove the corpse from the porch, an exterior stairway

  7. Town Of Palm Beach Threatens Pay And Benefit Cuts For Firefighters And Paramedics

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    Tue, 7 Oct 2003

    000 annually for some firefighter and paramedics . Proposed Supervisory cuts will total ..... department's supervisors, firefighters and paramedics . The reductions would immediately affect ..... will affect retiring firefighters and paramedics for the rest of their lives. Income

  8. Report: Chicago Firefighters and Paramedics Have Collected Over 27 Million in Tax-Free Disability

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    Tue, 17 Jul 2012

    The Chicago Sun-Times reports that there are currently 390 Chicago Fire Department firefighters and paramedics on disability, collecting more than $27 million tax free through their pension fund. That is more than the number of police