Hazardous material responses require a great deal of planning and training, which results in a direct benefit when an actual hazmat event occurs.
There is a need for triage and the use of ambulances in an efficient, taxi-style transportation configuration after a mass shooting event. But how do we organize an incident command system to create this efficiency?
The only successful way to mitigate a mass shooting incident is to have the proper number of resources, with the proper training, perform the needed tasks.
Overall, proper planning can greatly mitigate the human and environmental damage from a vehicle or train incident. But good management of the command system and hazardous material response are additional ways to ensure the best results possible.
A recent rash of disruptions in antiquated 911 emergency-response systems points up the urgent need for new technology to save lives in the wireless age.
At least seven people were rescued from an early morning fire in a three-story apartment building Monday in West Oakland, California.
Cincinnati police searched for suspects in a nightclub shooting that left one man dead and 16 other people injured and sent club patrons diving to the ground to dodge bullets in what they described as a chaotic and terrifying scene.
A Texas woman on spring break was rescued last week after being stranded for five days in a remote area of the Havasupai Reservation in northern Arizona.