Shots Fired At Ambulance in North Carolina

Senseless!  What the heck?  Nobody was hurt, but two shots were fired, shattering the rear window of the ambulance. Police investigate shots fired into Guilford County ambulance GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police are investigating after shots were fired into a Guilford County ambulance Sunday night. Chris Wilson, with Guilford County Emergency Services, said paramedics responded to a […]

NAEMT: EMS is One-of-Five Critical Elements of a Disaster System

NAEMT Position Calls for EMS To Be Included In National Emergency Response Network Clinton, Miss. — The NAEMT Board issued a Position Statement calling for Emergency Medical Services (EMS), a recognized pillar of medical surge response critical in disasters, to be included in the national emergency response network. Currently, EMS only receives four percent of […]

England Study: Majority of Emergency Service Workers Suffer Alcohol Fuelled Abuse On The Job

Alcohol’s impact on emergency services This film is presenting the key findings from the IAS report ‘Alcohol’s impact on emergency services’, launched 26 October 2015. To download the report, have a look at our webpage http://www.ias.org.uk/What-we-do/IAS-reports.aspx A new report from the Institute of Alcohol Studies, Alcohol’s Impact on Emergency Services, reveals the full extent of the […]

NAEMT Advocates for Fair Pay And Benefits For EMS Practitioners In New Position Statement

Clinton, Miss. — In a new position statement, the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) states its commitment to advocating for fair and equitable pay and benefits for EMS practitioners on parity with their partners in public safety and other allied health care services. EMS was built on a primarily volunteer-practitioner base to provide […]

Fire department ambulance involved in crash; 2 injured

By Jesse Granger Two people, one of them a firefighter, suffered minor injuries in an accident involving a Las Vegas Fire & Rescue ambulance, fire department officials said. The ambulance collided with another vehicle about 9:25 a.m. at the intersection of Bonneville Avenue and Fourth Street. The ambulance was returning to its station after a call […]