ET3 Model team announces upcoming webinar

Posted on Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:01:34 +0000
The Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport team is hosting a webinar Wedesday, Feb. 27 to give an overview of the model

EMT starting 2nd FDNY tour graduates at top of class

Posted on Fri, 22 Feb 2019 04:43:25 +0000
Donna Jaworski returned to her EMT career as valedictorian of her class after leaving the industry in 2003 to care for her family

Ill. fire dept. sets its own record by reaching over 5K calls in 2018

Posted on Fri, 22 Feb 2019 03:50:58 +0000
The Park Ridge Fire Department responded to 5,187 calls in 2018, 3,156 of which were EMS calls

Calif. fire dept. adds nurse practitioners to EMS crews

Posted on Fri, 22 Feb 2019 03:41:01 +0000
A nurse practitioner will accompany Beverly Hills Fire Department firefighter-paramedics as they respond to 911 calls

LODD: Ala. firefighter dies after on-duty medical episode

Posted on Fri, 22 Feb 2019 03:38:58 +0000
Palmerdale Fire District firefighter Branden Pierce, 21, died at the hospital after suffering a medical event at the station

Community rallies behind Ga. firefighter who lost home after lightning strike

Posted on Fri, 22 Feb 2019 03:31:38 +0000
Darnell Musgrove, three other adults and five children were forced from their home after a lightning strike caused a fire, which destroyed the house

Orlando fire chief resigns after federal discrimination investigation

Posted on Fri, 22 Feb 2019 03:25:46 +0000
Orlando Fire Department Chief Roderick Williams resigned Thursday after it was determined he and two deputy chiefs discriminated against a female employee

Rapid Response: Life safety and fire escape education for new immigrants

Posted on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 04:58:58 +0000
Here are actions for fire safety educators and their departments to reach new residents and share life safety messages

Mont. firefighter who fought for workers comp law dies of cancer

Posted on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 04:28:13 +0000
Great Falls City firefighter Jason Baker, an 18-year veteran of the fire industry, died of Stage 4 lung cancer

Fire pumper solutions for today’s firefighting challenges

Posted on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 04:25:01 +0000
Fire foam, advances in fire pump systems combat lightweight construction fire speed and contaminate hazards

Ark. firefighters honor late paramedic with scholarship

Posted on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 04:12:58 +0000
The Eli Staton Memorial Scholarship will cover the nearly $5,000 paramedic school tuition for one firefighter-EMT

LA officials OK $800K settlement in lawsuit over fire marshal's dismissal

Posted on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 03:24:27 +0000
Former Fire Marshal John Vidovich was transferred out of his job after he clashed with inspectors in his department and the fire union sought his removal

Audit: Fla. county 911 centers spending millions due to understaffing

Posted on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 03:11:30 +0000
Broward County’s 911 centers are spending millions of dollars in overtime — with dispatchers forced to work the extra hours— to make up for continuing vacancies

All but one member of embattled fire dept. quits amid safety concerns

Posted on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 02:52:23 +0000
At the Thorndike Town Office, voices boomed and passions ran high, and in the end town officials and firefighters were unable to find a way forward together

5 things to know about the ET3 reimbursement model

Posted on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:06:46 +0000
Find out the specifics of the Emergency Treat, Triage and Transport payment model, and how will it affect your EMS agency

5 fire engine pump operator mistakes

Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:32:23 +0000
Here's how to correct the most common pump operator mistakes and bonus tips from seasoned fire service veterans

7 children in Syrian refugee family killed in house fire

Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:30:45 +0000
Police said the fire caused life-threatening injuries to the father of the children and less severe injuries to their mother

Tackling the Pa. volunteer firefighter shortage

Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019 06:32:47 +0000
A local Pennsylvania news site launched an in-depth look at the cause and the solutions to the the nationwide volunteer shortage

Inclusive emergency medicine conference launches in north Idaho

Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:25:24 +0000
The New Frontier Emergency Medicine event brings together physicians, nurses and EMS providers to learn the latest in emergency care

LODD: Tenn. fire chief dies after medical event at blaze

Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019 04:10:05 +0000
Fayette County Fire Chief Jason Byrd went into cardiac arrest while responding to a residential fire, according to officials