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House fire closes part of Broadway in Bay City’s South End

BAY CITY, MI - Drivers will want to avoid one of the South End’s main roadways this afternoon. Broadway is currently closed to traffic in an area stretching from 36th Street to Cass Avenue due to a house fire. Crews from the Bay City Department of Public Safety, the Bay City Fire Operations Division, MedStar Ambulance Service, the Hampton Township Fire Department, and the Portsmouth Fire Department responded to a house fire at 2218 Broadway at approximately 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28.
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Orange County, NCnewsoforange.com

Saving the day: Orange County Emergency Services duo praised for split-second skills

When Orange County EMT Camelia Carr and Paramedic Nicole Sheyko arrived at the home of Susan and Steve Halkiotis, they calmly and quickly exited their vehicle with the necessary equipment to treat an allergic reaction, up to the worst case scenario of anaphylaxis. In the eight minutes from the 9-1-1 call to arrival, Sheyko and Carr had discussed what to expect, talked through how they potentially would treat the patient, who would do what.
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Elaine Hidden died after three calls for an ambulance, inquest hears

An asthma sufferer died despite the efforts of her family who made three 999 calls for an ambulance, an inquest has heard. Elaine Hidden husband's began CPR when she stopped breathing, prompting the last call before medics arrived. However, medical experts told the hearing in Denbighshire that the outcome would...
Sturgis, SDBlack Hills Pioneer

Portion of Buffalo Chip added to Sturgis Ambulance Service area

STURGIS — A small portion of the Buffalo Chip campground has been added back into the coverage area map of the Sturgis Ambulance Service. When the Rural Meade Ambulance Tax District was being formed, a portion of the Buffalo Chip Campground was opted out of the district because it was uncertain if it would be determined that Buffalo Chip would be deemed a town.
Fairfield Bay, ARLog Cabin Democrat

Ambulance committee moves Fairfield Bay EMS discussion forward

CLINTON — The Fairfield Bay EMS controversy entered a new phase Thursday night July 22 with a meeting of the quorum court’s Ambulance Committee. At the meeting the county heard of a proposed change which would mover the service from a government entity to an independent not-for-profit organization. The meeting...
Louisa County, IAMuscatine Journal

Louisa County investigates creating ambulance service

WAPELLO — A new state law that allows local governments to tax for emergency medical services in Iowa helped the Louisa County Board of Supervisors during its regular meeting Tuesday to support an investigation into establishing a county-operated ambulance service. Currently, three ambulance services — the Louisa County Ambulance Service,...
Pierce County, WIWEAU-TV 13

56-year-old man hurt in Pierce County crash

TOWN OF ELLSWORTH, Wis. (WEAU) - A 56-year-old Ellsworth man is injured after a one vehicle crash in Pierce County Monday morning. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department says Benjamin Kelln of Ellsworth crashed after his vehicle left the roadway, traveled through a ditch, and struck a field southbound on Highway 63 near 610th Avenue Monday at 4:22 a.m.
Glidden, WIAPG of Wisconsin

Officials seek solutions to ambulance crisis

The Glidden Ambulance Service was officially back in full operation July 20, returning to emergency-medical-technician-level service and able to respond to emergencies and transport people to hospitals. In 2016, the service was downgraded to a first-responder service that could offer only limited medical help to patients who awaited an ambulance...
Portage, INjems.com

Man Accused of Stealing Ambulance from Tri-County Ambulance (IN)

After stealing an ambulance at a gas station, a man abandoned the emergency vehicle at a Portage Walmart, police said. On Tuesday night a man jumped into an ambulance that was at the Family Express at U.S. 6 and Ind. 149 in Valparaiso, said Porter County Sheriff’s Department Chief of Police Tim Manteuffel.
Grocery & Supermaketglasgowtimes.co.uk

Ambulance jag bus hits milestone at Hampden Park in Glasgow

A vaccination bus, staffed by the Scottish Ambulance Service, has carried out 10,000 jags to people. The bus has been around the country supplementing the vaccination centres, by parking in locations that are easy to access to get as many people vaccinated as possible. The bus travelled to Hampden Park...
Public Safetyfireapparatusmagazine.com

Man Steals Ambulance in Valparaiso (IN), Gets Arrested

A man was arrested after he stole an ambulance from Tri-County Ambulance Service and EMS at a gas station in Valparaiso (IN) and then abandoned the apparatus at a Portage Walmart, reports nwitimes.com. On Tuesday the man hopped into an ambulance that was at the Family Express at U.S. 6...
Rogersville, TNKingsport Times-News

Watch now: Hawkins Commission increases rescue, EMS funding in final budget

ROGERSVILLE — The Hawkins County Commission approved its 2021-22 fiscal year budget Monday evening with no property tax increase and surprisingly little debate or discussion. The only budget change from the draft that was recommended by the Budget Committee earlier this month was an $11,000 annual contribution increase each to...