| Jun 15, 2013
| 2:48 PM
The Costa Mesa Fire Department plans to begin its sweeping restructuring plan Sunday with the introduction of two ambulances leased from the Orange County Fire Authority.
The changes are scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. as the ambulances replace a...
| May 12, 2013
| 1:49 PM
A request to change the title and increase the pay of a currently vacant Washington County emergency services position to better align with the job’s responsibilities, and to hire a new person to fill the vacancy, drew mixed reviews from county...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:11 PM
An Ellicott City, Md., man died Sunday at a Virginia hospital after participating in the Tough Mudder endurance series in Berkeley County on Saturday, police said.
Avishek Sengupta, 28, was pronounced dead at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va.,...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The death of a Maryland man who participated in Tough Mudder in Berkeley County joins a growing number of fatalities linked to similar obstacle course challenge events held across the nation.
Avishek Sengupta, 28, was pronounced dead at Inova Fairfax...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 7:59 PM
Second crime watch meeting set for April 9
WAYNESBORO, Pa. — A second meeting about forming a crime watch program in the Borough of Waynesboro will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, in borough hall.
The program in the second-floor council chambers...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Elgin is expected to equip five more fire engines with life saving equipment, making emergency medical assistance possible while awaiting an ambulance. Fire Chief John …...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 7:33 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doctors and nurses are trained in how to save a cardiac arrest victim's life, but those skills can fade quickly if they're not used, a new study shows.
In a review of 11 international studies, researchers found that health...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 5:56 AM
Chicago firefighters pulled two people from a burning car on the Eisenhower Expressway early Sunday morning, authorities said.
The car ran into a tree just between Central Avenue and Austin Avenue exits and caught fire about 6:40 a.m.
| Oct 30, 2012
| 3:50 PM
With Maryland largely spared from the worst of superstorm Sandy's wrath, some Baltimore-area emergency personnel — including a specially trained urban search and rescue team and multiple medical units — are gearing up to be dispatched to...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 3:53 PM
A 78-year-old man was flown to the regional trauma center early Wednesday afternoon after he was hit by a truck in an Edgewood parking lot.
J.B. Billings, of the 600 block of Wingleaf Court in Edgewood, was hit by a pickup truck around 12:15 p.m. in...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 2:55 PM
A bus-sized ambulance that allows treatment of 13 patients at a time was unveiled today by the Chicago Fire Department, along with new heart monitors for all fire ambulances.
A custom-built CFD EMS patient transport bus was purchased with about $500,...