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American Volunteer Medics Treat Casualties of Mosul Combat

  MOSUL, Iraq (AP) When Iraqi forces pushed into Mosul’s urban center last week, Derek Coleman, an American volunteer medic, was among those treating the wounded at a front-line field clinic. He said he helped treat 44 casualties before he lost count. "I think the Iraqi (military) got an awakening when they pushed too far forward," Coleman said, […]

Erlanger Considering Pay Raise for Firefighters, EMTs

ERLANGER – Erlanger City Council is considering an adjustment to the pay scales of many city employees after becoming self insured. The goal of the adjustment is to reflect the salaries of employees in benchmark cities throughout the region, City Administrator Marc Fields said. The proposal would raise the salary of firefighter/medics by 18.33%, and […]

Medic One Ambulance Discovers a Safer Way Lift

Location: Medic One Ambulance – Jonesboro, AR Provider:  Charles Jones, CCEMT-P, FP-C, AHLS Patient Event: Obese patient lying supine and in need of lift assistance > The Situation Immediately after training with the Binder Lift for the first time Charles Jones and his partner were dispatched on a 9-1-1 call that may have resulted in a much […]

EMS, County Administrators Suspended Pending DA Investigation

Two Cheatham County officials have been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation by the District Attorney’s office. Emergency Medical Service Assistant Chief Ricky Read has been suspended without pay, and the County’s Director of Accounts Tara Patterson has been suspended with pay, said County Mayor David McCullough. Read More at The Tennessean Source: JEMS […]

Police, Protesters Clash in Indonesian Capital

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Police in the Indonesian capital clashed with hard-line Muslim protesters refusing to disperse after a massive protest Friday to demand the arrest of the city’s minority-Christian governor for alleged blasphemy. Police in the area of the presidential palace and national monument in central Jakarta fired tear gas and water cannons as […]

As Seizures Top 400 in U.S., China Carfentanil Trade Thrives

SHANGHAI (AP) — Seizures of the deadly chemical carfentanil have exploded across the United States, with more than 400 cases documented in eight states since July alone, The Associated Press has found. Fueled by a thriving trade out of China, the weapons-grade chemical is suspected in hundreds of drug overdoses in the U.S. and Canada. […]

First Responders Take on Undead as Training

VALPARAISO – First responders fended off the undead to rescue victims of a zombie attack at Zombie Apocalypse, a Halloween-themed continuing education training for police, fire, and EMTs at Amhurst Asylum Saturday. The event played off an actual campaign by the Centers for Disease Control which shines a light on disaster preparedness, said Jeff Zielinski, […]

Baltimore Man Ordered to Pay $1 Million in Restitution for Obstructing Firefighters’ Efforts to Fight CVS Fire During Baltimore Riots

Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz sentenced Gregory Lee Butler, Jr., a/k/a Greg Baly, age 22, of Baltimore, today to pay $1 million in restitution, to serve 250 hours of community service and three years of supervised release, after giving him credit for time served (five weeks), for impeding firefighters by puncturing […]