EMS

The Firehouse.com EMS product category is a collection of information, product listings and resources for researching various EMS and firefighter supplies and equipment, including stretches, oxygen therapy, EMS bags and equipment, bodily fluid protection, AEDs, defibrillators, backboard and patient treatment options.
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Safety & Health

Firefighter/Paramedic: Transitioning to a Transporting Single-Role System

July 19, 2024
Chad Costa believes enhanced firefighter/paramedic well-being and operational efficiency will result from the changeover.
Rescue

Placer County, CA, Mine Shaft Explosion Injures Workers

July 6, 2024
Foresthill fire officials said two workers were flown to the hospital with critical injuries after the explosion in the mine shaft.
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Vehicle Extrication

Tesla Goes Off San Luis Obispo, CA, Cliff Injuring Two

July 5, 2024
Cal Fire officials said two people were injured, one seriously, after the Tesla went off a cliff.
EMS

Crozer Health, PA, EMT Violently Attacked by Patient High on PCP

July 1, 2024
EMT Jen McFalls-Smith, who was being strangled, credits her co-worker for saving her life.
Rural Oregon fire department to stop transferring patients to hospitals
EMS

The Dalles, OR, Fire Department to Halt Inter-Hospital Transports

June 28, 2024
Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue Chief Bob Palmer said crews have been gone five to eight hours during transports, which strains the ranks.
NVFC
Careers & Education

NVFC Releases Guide for New Fire Service Families

June 27, 2024
The guide introduces family members to the basics of the volunteer fire service life and provides guidance for keeping family relationships strong.