Tag Archives: paramedic

Keep Calm and Keep Your Fingers Crossed

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Who is responsible for responding to the media in DC? Anyone? Watch the spin from their leaders as this story continues to develop, but then dies on the vine as the DC Fire EMS officials hope it will.

Should EMT’s and firefighters carry guns on the job?

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Increasingly, first responders are suddenly finding ourselves in situations where the scene is not always safe, or becomes unsafe in the blink of an eye. Is it fair to ask us to face these potentially fatal scenarios without lethal weapons?

In The Blink of an Eye

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Another quarter of an inch shift in location, my neurologist explained, and my skull fracture would almost certainly have resulted in me becoming a quadriplegic. So I fully appreciate the “luck” that befell me on that warm spring day in May. But still…..

Paul Boyer Funeral Arrangements

We’ve received notes from many of you having trouble locating the arrangements for Paul, so we’ve posted them here.

Ohio F.D. Paramedic Diagnosed with H1N1 Flu

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We knew it would happen, and we know it won’t be long until many more pf our brothers and sisters will be hit with the H1N1 flu.. Where do we stand? What can be done? FireDaily offers this update…

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John Mitchell

Firefighter/Paramedic and a Lieutenant in suburban Chicago

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