Luzerne County dispatchers sent an ambulance to the wrong town for a man suffering a heart attack early Thanksgiving morning who later died. The same dispatch center sent fire crews to the wrong address fore a house fire that killed a woman.
Nearly a full decade after Peabody firefighter John Brophy fell asleep during a shift as a dispatcher, missing a 911 call about a 6-month-old baby who had stopped breathing, the man dubbed by some "the dozing dispatcher" was back in court Tuesday.
An incident management tool produced by Incident Response Technologies, Inc. (IRT), allowed the city of Clayton, Missouri to prepare for and respond to demonstrations, protests and incidents surrounding the grand jury announcement of the Ferguson case.
The fire, which took the lives of six local firefighters, became the impetus for a major research program at (WPI) that has produced a string of innovations designed to make the work of first responders safer and more effective.
Open Incorporated, makers of the SafetyPAD Suite of software products, and Xplore Technologies, a leading global provider of ultra-rugged and fully-rugged tablets since 1998, announced a reseller agreement.
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. announced that it supports the newly finalized voluntary consensus plan for providing heightened wireless 9-1-1 indoor and outdoor location accuracy, presented to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
OPEN Incorporated, makers of the SafetyPAD suite of software products for Fire and Emergency Medical Services, announced that it has been selected by the North Central EMS Cooperative as a preferred vendor for electronic patient care reporting services.
MSA announced that its next-generation G1 Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) has been approved by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) as meeting its performance requirements.
OPEN Incorporated, makers of the SafetyPAD suite of software products for Fire and Emergency Medical Services, announced the launch of a full-featured electronic patient care reporting platform for Android devices.
ZOLL Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced that RescueNet ePCR Suite v6.0 has been designated NEMSIS Version 3 compliant by the NEMSIS Technical Assistance Center.
OPEN Incorporated, makers of the SafetyPAD Suite of software products, and Medicount Management, Inc., a Midwest company expert in providing EMS Billing services for more than 24 years, announced a licensing agreement.
FLIR Systems, Inc. announces a value-added promotion of a bonus FLIR ONE unit with the purchase of a K40 or K50 thermal imaging camera (TIC). This promotion begins on November 1st and runs through the end of 2014.