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.

Dover Township PA Volunteer Fire Department

Firefighter Injured, Man Airlifted to Hospital in PA Bulldozer Incident

A Dover Township volunteer firefighter and another man were taken to the hospital following an incident involving a bulldozer.
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?

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Firefighter directing a hoseline upwards

NV Pays Tribute to Longtime Firefighter

A Seagrave Engine 54 led a procession of 21 emergency vehicles through Nevada on Sunday in honor of Capt. Brad Tendall, a longtime member of the city's fire department.

Couple Dies in West Mifflin (PA) House Fire

Fire tore through a West Mifflin home early Thursday morning, killing an elderly couple inside and forcing fire crews to retreat for their own safety as the house collapsed in on itself.
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Nine People Homeless After Fire Erupts at Home in Hempfield (PA)

A house fire in Hempfield on Wednesday evening displaced nine people, according to township fire Chief Tony Kovacic.

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