Van plows into crowd in Barcelona; Police view it as terror

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:01:41 GMT
The Spanish newspaper El Pais quoted unnamed police sources as saying the perpetrators of the crash were holed up in a bar in Tallers Street

Woman fishing in wheelchair falls asleep, drives into river

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:52:16 GMT
The paralyzed woman said she hit a button on her wheelchair, sending it into the water

Rescue crew uses drones to help save man in river

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:18:46 GMT
The drones were used to “make sure there were no hazards” that the crew members didn’t see

AFG awards: When is an EHP review required?

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:52:49 GMT
You must complete an Environmental and Historical Preservation review for AFG awards to ensure reimbursement

Ambulance agency under fire for not reporting fatal drowning incident

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:33:14 GMT
Police said it took days for them to be notified that a girl drowned in a private pool

Inside EMS Podcast: Educating responders on fentanyl exposure

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:06:01 GMT
Our co-hosts are joined by Dr. David K. Tan to discuss the recent acknowledgement from the NAEMSP on the position paper from the U.S. Toxicology community

SC firefighters install trauma kits in elementary school

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:59:04 GMT
The kits are designed to limit blood loss and were created after Jacob Hall, 6, died in a school shooting

Irish paramedic takes break instead of responding to cardiac arrest call

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:51:13 GMT
Fellow staff members said incidents like this "tarnish the good name of committed paramedics"

EMS provider charged in fatal 4-vehicle crash

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:47:04 GMT
Jeffrey Gable faces two counts of vehicular homicide, aggravated assault by vehicle and two counts of reckless endangerment

25 hippies and a fire truck: Winnie Maggiore reflects on 44 years in EMS

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:11:43 GMT
A New Mexico paramedic, educator and attorney encourages EMS providers to be innovators and promote the profession

2017 EMS Trend Report: The forces shaping the future of EMS

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:00:00 GMT
EMS1 and Fitch & Associates take an in-depth look at EMS trends in the United States and set a foundation for assessing how the EMS profession is changing

Father charged in baby's fatal overdose of opioid combo

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:55:30 GMT
The man called 911 after finding his son on a bed not breathing; the baby was pronounced dead at a hospital

5 missing after Army helicopter crashes during training

Posted on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:52:41 GMT
Honolulu Fire Department search and rescue crews found and collected pieces of helicopter fuselage and a helmet in a debris field

EMS leaders honored at Pinnacle EMS leadership forum

Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:47:37 GMT
Doug Hooten, Brenda Staffan and Bob Garner were recognized for their efforts in advancing EMS as a profession

Woman dies after jumping from moving ambulance

Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:30:02 GMT
Kelsey Cox was being transported to a mental health facility when she jumped out onto the highway

Ambulance service now available for injured Ill. K-9s

Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:51:08 GMT
If injured in the line of duty, K-9s will be transported by ambulance to a vet clinic or a similar emergency facility

EMT arrested in human trafficking case

Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:15:29 GMT
Authorities posed as young girls on a website to identify those seeking to buy sex from a juvenile

Israeli EMT helps save boy's life while lecturing in Wyo.

Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:11:23 GMT
EMT Gavy Friedson was talking about volunteers dropping everything to save a life when an emergency call interrupted his lecture

2 EMS providers hurt, patient killed after Okla. ambulance crash

Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:41:05 GMT
Carolyn Koch, 66, died from a head injury after the ambulance rolled over

Listen: Jessie Senini reflects on the day that changed her paramedic career

Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:31:56 GMT
The paramedic and “White Shirts” comic strip artist discusses her experience with New Orleans EMS and the effects of stress