EMS World

Floyd Chauvin was a key figure in the history of New Orleans EMS.
Three of the largest names in EMS will offer free bystander CPR and bleeding control training May 20-26.
The riders will arrive in National Harbor, MD, the evening of May 18. They will be carrying dog tags inscribed with the names of 77 lives lost.

HOUSTON May 18—KTRK TV in Houston is reporting a shooting at Santa Fe High School in which 8–10 people may have been killed, most of them students.

An active shooter incident took place this morning at Santa Fe High School near Galveston, Texas, according to the school district.
As Harris County continues to recover from Hurricane Harvey, officials are reminding residents that the start of the 2018 hurricane season is less than a month away.
Five people are dead after a Military C-130 Cargo Plane crashed near an airport in Savannah, Georgia.
The Emergency Chaplain Group's volunteer counselors are former first responders themselves.
Travis Reinking, who was wanted for shooting and killing four people in a Waffle House establishment, was found by police in a wooded area.
Tony L. Beverly, 18, allegedly responded to several EMS calls, claiming to be a firefighter from Marysville Fire Department.
Jon Vernon Tuma, 39, attacked two of the firefighters who responded to the scene, resulting in charges for felony arson and assault.
Officials determined 17-year-old Austin Wyatt Rollins died by shooting himself in the head, and the school resource officer's bullet had hit the boy's hand.
Christopher Barlow, 21, is said to have experienced a psychotic break caused by an anesthesia overdose which resulted in his criminal acts.
Austin officials are unsure if the explosion is related to the string of package bombs that killed two people and injured others earlier this month.
The lead engineer didn't believe the cracks were a safety concern, but they led to the collapse that killed six people.