EMS World

For the first time in its 100-year history, Fillmore Fire Department hired three paid, full-time firefighters not working in management positions.
Tonya Johnson, 43, was hit and killed by a pickup truck when she exited her vehicle on a highway.
In December, Care Flight awarded 20 of its critical care medical team members with recognition for advanced study, skills, and achievements.
Residents affected by the October Bear Fire raised $4,500 for Boulder Creek Fire Department to show their gratitude for saving their homes.
The second annual First Responder Challenge raises money for families of personnel killed in the line of duty.
Diamond Pipeline gave $1 million in grants to first responder organizations for training and new equipment.
New legislation would provide treatment options for firefighters suffering from job-related cancer or PTSD.
Weekly yoga classes offered to public safety agencies help first responders manage the daily stresses of their jobs.
The Exeter Board of Selectmen voted to endorse a public safety study for $50K instead of adding two firefighter positions in 2018 to the severely understaffed department.
Albuquerque Ambulance's supply room employee Jerimeice Johns, 33, stole 87 pieces of equipment and sold some of them on eBay for thousands of dollars.
Schenectady County legislators may increase the salary for emergency dispatchers and waive the requirement that they reside in the county for one year before being hired.
The State House is considering new legislation to cover PTSD under workers' compensation for first responders dealing with the opioid crisis and other tragedies.
Kelly Lucas' painting portrays a New York City firefighter grieving on 9/11, which has been displayed at numerous fire stations throughout California.
Hall Ambulance Founder and President Harvey L. Hall was inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Rabobank Arena in the city of Bakersfield, where he served as the mayor for 16 years.
Patrick O'Sullivan, 53, has been arrested for murdering his wife, paramedic Rebekah Hart-O'Sullivan, 51.