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Nearly 500 residents gathered to interact with multiple fire and EMS personnel to improve community relations and recruit new members.
Santa Fe High School student Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, is in custody after opening fire on fellow students.
Ride-share and wheelchair/stretcher van services should stand to benefit.
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.
The long-awaited Agenda for the Future update should be complete this summer.

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.
Rialto Fire Department nearly tripled patients' survival rates over two years utilizing ZOLL's Cardiac Arrest Tool Box and the pit crew approach.
Forecasters are predicting an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season again this year.
Jose Gonzalez was charged for murder last year after stealing an ambulance and running over FDNY EMT Yadira Arroyo, who later died of her injuries.
Nine people were sent to the hospital after a medical emergency caused the driver of the fire truck to veer into oncoming traffic.
Anthony Mario Fortuna, 42, was sentenced to nine months in jail after pretending to be a medic on a ride-along, where he started an IV on a patient.
The California-based rescue and rope access company will have a broader range of courses available across the United States.
CTO Raj Nagaraj shares ways in which technology can help mitigate the impact of fatigue on firefighters.
Jason Karp has joined Secured Communications as Legal Counsel and Board Member.
The moment of silence will be observed during the National EMS Memorial Service held each year.
To accommodate for an increased call volume, SCCAD constructed two new ambulance stations to increase their area coverage.
Police and fire/EMS collaborate seamlessly for a textbook cardiac save. 
A new study finds a surprisingly high rate of preventable deaths. 
Broad collaboration among top leaders and educators has helped make MSOC an elite event.

Jamar Health Products Inc., sells PATRAN® single-patient, multiple use slide sheets and related products for safe patient handling. From repositioning and transferring movements, PATRAN has a variety of uses to make a healthcare setting a safer place for patients and employees. 

The American Red Cross teamed up with firefighters and police officers for the Battle of the Badges Blood Drive to attract donors.
Philadelphia firefighter and EMT Brian F. Dolan, 45, was helping a friend with home maintenance work when he fell from a ladder.
Heavy-duty molded-plastic cradles allow multiple cylinders to be stored side by side.