Study Finds First Responders More Likely to Die from Suicide than in the Line of Duty

Bartlesville Ambulance Service will work with local law enforcement and fire departments in the disaster response drill.
Elgin Fire Department will be removing two positions per shift to save $700K in overtime payments.
Sunstar Paramedics employee Maya Daniels was honored for her high-quality patient care in the 12th Congressional District.
A roundup of the most interesting EMS media of the week. 
Snochia Mosely, 26, opened fire on her Rite Aid distribution center co-workers before turning the gun on herself.
West Hartford's firefighter union raised the money through beer tasting events and boot drives.
Kyle Jameson, who was 33 when he died of job-related cancer, was added to the IAFF's Fallen Firefighter Memorial.
Columbia Southern University has teamed up with Atlanta Fire Rescue to offer a firefighter scholarship to Lt. Michael Boyce.
The Emergency Life Support Training Center provides first aid, CPR, AED, and BLS certifications to students.
Mon Health EMS has just opened a new two-story facility serving as both an EMS station and a family doctor's office.
Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital staff set up a field hospital to residents who lacked access to EDs due to flooded roads.
Firefighter and paramedic positions are hard to fill over concerns of job-related cancer and heart disease.
The tournament is a fundraiser to help purchase equipment and provide $1,000 scholarships to EMT students.
NAEMSP and ACEP's position statement offers guidelines for using spinal motion restriction in trauma victims.
The University of Phoenix found that nearly half of first responders feel there are repercussions for seeking counseling in their role.