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The Fire Based EMS System

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDHwAwhf-xs] The above trailer is for the documentary film “Firestorm”. In the film it depicts the LA County Fire Department EMS system. This system is described as ground zero for the EMS system problems throughout the country. Every locality ...

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Just catching up!

Greetings just wanted to put a quick post up. Life has been super busy here. My kids are fully involved with football and soccer, the wife is teaching an EMT Basic course, I am in an NREMT Intermediate to Paramedic ...

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I remember it like it was yesterday. I was attending Eastern Kentucky University and was walking back to my dorm room, completely oblivious to what had just occurred. One of my friends stopped me and said “have you heard what ...

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What Would You Do?

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZH5Fh3NecFQ] In this instalment of what would you do we are presented with a house fire. We get a rare look at most of the development of the fire, and a scene without fire department intervention until later. This ...

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September Drill Of The Month: Hydrant Man

It is not glorious, glamorous, or even a desirable position to fill. However the hydrant and the hydrant man are VITAL to succesful fireground operations. In order to perform aggressive interior operations we need to establish a continuous supply of water as ...

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