Austin-Travis County EMS

Force Multiplier Patient Care

October 19, 2021 | 1 PM EDT

What if you could keep hundreds of low-acuity patients a week from having to needlessly go to the emergency room? And what if by doing so you could reduce or eliminate the challenge of slow turn-around times, free up much-needed EMS and hospital resources, and help patients get the care they need faster, more affordably, and more efficiently?

Rapid Intervention: Don’t Just Stand There

November 4, 2021 | 1 PM EDT

This Webcast analyzes the current training on rescuing down firefighters from a more proactive viewpoint. Included are tasks that can be accomplished by the rapid intervention team (RIT) to “soften up” not just the structure but also the entire scene so that we can access the structure in a more rapid fashion to rescue the firefighter.


Fire Engineering news

GoFundMe Page Created For Man Who Died Trying to Save Dog From Lubbock (TX)...

A fundraiser has been created to help family cover the funeral costs for a man who died while trying to save his dog from a burning house earlier this week in central Lubbock.

Lehigh County (PA) Officials: 911 Tapes Disprove Allegation Dispatcher Hung Up On Spanish-Speaking Man

Police and firefighters responded within five minutes to a July 27, 2020, Allentown house fire that killed a man and his 14-year-old nephew, Lehigh County officials said in response to an allegation in a lawsuit that a dispatcher hung up on the man because she didn’t understand Spanish.

Arson Suspect Arrested in Catoosa County (GA)

Deputies have arrested a suspect in relation to a recent series of what authorities said were deliberately set fires in northern Catoosa and Walker cou
Firefighters at Wayne Township explosion and fire

Firefighter, Civilians Injured in IN Explosion and Fire

Crews were initially called out on a fully involved fire, but multiple residents quickly called back and reported an explosion that shook the neighborhood.
Pullman townhouse fire with exploding ammunition

Officer Grazed by Exploding Ammo at WA Structure Fire

An officer was treated on scene after a bullet grazed his right arm, but he did not require further medical attention.
Firefighters at Fort Worth vehicle fire

Two Injured in Fort Worth (TX) Fire

Upon arrival, firefighters found two vehicles, a car and a RV trailer, and a single family house in flames.

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