N.Y. College Institutes Student-Run EMT Squad

Calumet Park Fire Department plans to replace its 30 part-time firefighters with 12 privatized full-time firefighters to save money.
The ongoing hurricane has led to 17 deaths and over 900 water rescues due to severe flooding in the Carolinas.
Students can earn their certification through Columbia Southern University's 10-week course.
The drone has a device that acts as a mini-cell tower to allow first responders to communicate in a disaster.
Turnover rates are high due to low pay for EMTs and paramedics.
Chicago Fire Department Capt. Daryl Moore, 55, apparently drowned after falling off a dock.
Student Aidan Spitzer raised $23K to buy trauma kits for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
The First Responder Emergency Extrication program teaches responders how to extricate occupants from today's advanced vehicles.
PatientCare Logistics Solutions plans to upgrade EMS technology in the Carthage, Mississippi area.
Rushville Fire Department is offering the service free of charge to patients.
A simulated plane crash at Rochester International Airport put emergency crews to the test.
Grady EMS aims to improve its services with a mobile integrated health vehicle, a pediatric transport vehicle, and inter-hospital transfer vehicles.
A vehicle collided with an ambulance en route to a call, injuring two paramedics and the occupants of the other vehicle.
Florence continues its path of destruction with at least 7 confirmed deaths and catastrophic flooding.
A roundup of the most interesting EMS media of the week.