EMS World

Long Beach Fire Capt. Dave Rosa was shot and killed by a man upon entering his residence, where he had allegedly set off an explosive device.
Justin Vidra, 32, was immediately terminated by his fire company officials once they heard about the charges.
Casey Dodson, a 17-year EMT, helped create a new EMS delivery model that allows for stable system funding and the ability to purchase up-to-date equipment. 
The event was hosted by Safe Call Now, a crisis referral center for any emergency services personnel and their families who are dealing with job-related PTSD.
First Responders Resiliency, Inc., is a nonprofit dedicated to training first responders to cope with the emotional trauma of their job.
If passed, the legislation would allow the CDC to research cancer among firefighters and establish better preventive measures.
Upon entering a retirement home in response to an explosion, Capt. Dave Rosa of Long Beach Fire Department, was shot and killed by resident Thomas Kim.
The fire service could be among the industries most affected. 
To boost retention and recruitment, eligible volunteer firefighters and EMTs can receive up to $1,000 in tax credit.
Instead of calling 9-1-1, Ingalls Fire Chief Brian Cushman attempted to administer oxygen to two girls aged 14 and 17 after the youngest lost consciousness in his home.
FDNY officials named a street after EMT Yadira Arroyo, who was killed last year after a man stole her ambulance and ran her over.
How assisting survivors and their families helped one responder heal. 
Chase Hartlaub, 18, was a passenger in the car that ran a stop sign and crashed into another vehicle.
Paid and volunteer police, firefighters, EMTs/paramedics and 911 dispatchers now qualify for a special discount on new vehicles at participating dealers.
San Diego medics filed lawsuits last year for not receiving overtime pay while working 56 hours every week.