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Over 142 million people across the U.S. have been under heat alerts
Orangeburg County EMS and the sheriff’s office will go to court after a judge ruled earlier that Paul Tarashuk’s death did not fall under qualified immunity
Millions are without power after Hurricane Beryl swept into Texas
First responders from two counties responded to several calls involving injured persons and sinking boats
The stuntman crashed during a high-speed chase scene on the Detroit-Superior Bridge
Kansas City firefighters entered the sewer and found the worker face down in six to eight inches of water
Three patients were flown to mainland hospitals after the boat they were in crashed into a Florida Keys bridge
The high temperature prevented a medical helicopter from transporting a patient in Nevada
Circle the City introduced its IV rehydration program as a way to protect homeless people in Arizona as temperatures soar
The man “ignited a large firework device” and put the lit firework on his head, leaving him with “massive head injuries,” Dorchester County deputies said
It took first responders 30 minutes to locate the victim in the Lafayette explosion
Cozer Health EMTs recall the violence they experience and the emotional toll
Video showed Rochester police and AMR leaving the man on a bench where he fell over and was unattended for more than two minutes, the lawsuit claims
Deer Park Assistant Fire Chief Dominic Albanese said the crash was horrible and will be tough for the community
Patients complained of respiratory issues after an accidental release of the repellent inside the Lower Nazareth Township Walmart
Syracuse firefighters said they saw so many people on the scene that it was tough to tell who was a victim
Honolulu Fire Department said Diamond Head rescues also topped the list in 2023 and 2022
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Mount Desert Island Search and Rescue personnel responded to injured hikers in Acadia National Park
Northwest Hospital in Randallstown completed a major upgrade to its emergency department to improve the flow of patients transported by EMS
A Brevard County spokesperson said the woman was struck “through the leg” by the umbrella
Abbott EMS personnel faced a man who had both legs amputated after being run over by train
The victims fell approximately 12 feet when the floor collapsed
Incident at Kings Island Central theme park in Mason began when the patient entered a restricted area to get his keys
Training at the Mineral County Airport involved several departments and agencies dealing with a patient surge
Part of a large tree fell onto a cabin in Oceana County, trapping the counselor in her bed