Drones Posing Dangerous Risks to First Responders

Michael McCabe, EMS Deputy Coordinator for Hudson County, New Jersey, describes the most recent response protocols developed in adaptation to recent active shooter incidents.
The Virginia Beach Professional Firefighters filed complaints alleging the city knew of the presence of asbestos in a house they burned in an exercise.
Firefighters are battling continuously growing wildfires in Colorado, California, and New Mexico.
Rescue Task Force teams from Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department were repeatedly turned down for initiating patient treatment, even after gunman Nikolas Cruz had been arrested.
Albuquerque Fire Rescue's firefighters, trained as EMTs and paramedics, respond to more medical emergencies than fires.
A student with two handguns shot another student and a teacher, who tackled the gunman to the ground before he was taken into custody.
A witness says the driver gunned toward him after striking other victims.
To improve it, you must start by measuring it—here’s how.
In-building communications capabilities are critical to public safety—but challenges remain.
Two paramedics who responded to the attack spoke at an EMS symposium about the importance of continuous training for active shooting incidents.
Denver Health personnel use the custom two-wheelers at big events where access is difficult. 
Santa Fe High School student Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, is in custody after opening fire on fellow students.
Police and fire/EMS collaborate seamlessly for a textbook cardiac save. 
Erie County first responders are upgrading to a digital platform to improve communications between agencies.
They can be valuable assets in civilian disasters and difficult rescues.