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.
EMTs are well trained and ready for any cardiac emergency – but, after a snowstorm, they should check their ambulances thoroughly for cardiac related supplies and equipment.
A mountain of trash gave way in a massive garbage dump on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital, killing at least 46 people and leaving several dozen missing, residents said, as officials vowed to relocate those who called the landfill home.
The IAFF - partnering with Advanced Recovery Systems - has created the Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery in Maryland.
While there are many variables to small aircraft crash response, understanding safety concerns, translating dispatch information, and planning the needed resources prior to the event will permit the safest and efficient response possible.