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Mass Casualty Incidents

As the military saying goes, “Prior planning prevents poor performance.” This phrase can be applied to preparing for mass casualty incidents. Check this page for articles and resources on ensuring you and your department are ready for the unexpected, as well as the latest updates on major incidents in the United States and across the world.

Magen David Adom paramedics and EMTs are being targeted as they assist the victims of the terrorist attack
The Beirut incident commander, Dr. Shawky Amine Eddine shares insights from the largest non-nuclear explosion in history
Why technology is the key to avoiding the next 9/11 and MCI preparedness
All patients are reported to be in stable condition after a gunman shot through a wall of a Lumberton restaurant
A Marion County Fire Rescue ambulance overturned in a collision with a bus and pickup truck
Two vehicles ended up overturned inside a Boston Market in Saugus
Several of the injured in the crash near Pocatello were taken to hospitals in personal vehicles
The Chicago Fire Department said 38 people, including four children, were injured; 23 were taken to area hospitals and three of the injured were in critical condition
Six people were killed when a semi crashed into a charter bus carrying high school students
A charter bus carrying students was struck by a tractor-trailer in Licking County
Deadly crash near La Pryor calls attention to the debate over high-speed police pursuits
Two people had to be extricated from the car after both vehicles crashed into a Long Beach restaurant
Fog similar to what contributed to the deadly Oct. pileup led to another crash
A gas explosion collapsed part of a multi-family structure in Wappingers Falls
Central Maine Medical Center’s ED was already at capacity when the shootings in Lewiston occurred