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Leader Emergency Vehicles Celebrates 45 Years Serving California Fire And EMS Community – Names Gary DeCosse As General Manager

Leader Emergency Vehicles is celebrating its 45th year serving the cities and communities in Los Angeles (L.A.) county and throughout California and has appointed Gary DeCosse as the organization’s General Manager.

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Life as an Emergency Response Medic in Southern Pottawatomie County (OK)

Erin O’Grady is one of a handful of elite REACT paramedics who have met the strenuous requirements to be an emergency response unit paramedic.

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Electric Ambulance Starts Operating in Tokyo

Japan’s first electric ambulance delivered to the Tokyo Fire Department has started operation, the company behind the vehicle said. The vehicle is operated by the Ikebukuro Fire Department’s daytime emergency services, according to the Nissan Motor Company. The vehicle is equipped with two lithium-ion batteries of 33kWh and 8kWh. It is possible to operate electrical equipment and air conditioners for ...

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Unsung Heroes Keep Frontline Heroes Rolling Along

Under normal circumstances, it’s essential for most people to get up every day and go to work to provide for their families – to pay the mortgage, put food on the table, heat and cool their homes and pay the bills in general. But these are anything but normal circumstances. Many of these same people who go to jobs every ...

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Horton’s Concept Demo Truck Showcases Dynamic Innovation

The 2020 edition includes significant improvements in technology, mobility, ease of use, fit and finish and the ability for emergency service providers to perform their critical functions while remaining safely buckled up.

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Webster (MA) Ambulance Involved in Crash

Charlton Police and Fire Department personnel in Massachusetts, along with Charlton and Southbridge EMS, responded to a two-vehicle accident on Route 169 on Tuesday involving a Webster EMS Ambulance and a pickup truck. Initial investigation indicates the pickup truck was traveling south on Route 169 when it crossed the center line of the road and collided with the ambulance. The ...

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Ambulances Quickly Disinfected in Maryland

Maryland’s Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services has started to deploy a cleaning and disinfecting team in the emergency room at Howard County General Hospital, Johns Hopkins Medicine. Related: Transport of COVID-19 Patients When an ambulance arrives at the emergency room, the decontamination team cleans and disinfects the unit inside and out while the transport crew is transitioning ...

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Photo: REV Ambulance Group Delivering Ambulances to FDNY

A procession of American Emergency Vehicles (AEV), part of REV Ambulance Group, make their way to New York from North Carolina as part of an 81 vehicle emergency order from the Fire Department of New York (FDNY). Ambulances are also making their way from Horton Emergency Vehicles in Columbus, OH; Wheeled Coach, McCoy Miller and Road Rescue in Orlando, Florida ...

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SUV Rolls Over after Collision with Tampa Fire Rescue Ambulance

No one aboard a Tampa Fire Rescue ambulance was hurt in a crash that sent two adults and an infant to the hospital, according to a report.

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Three First Responders Hurt in Deadly Kentucky Wreck

A person was killed in Kentucky after colliding with a Louisville Metro EMS ambulance early Monday morning, according to a report.  The force of the crash between the ambulance and the SUV caused both vehicles to overturn, according to WHAS11. The driver of the SUV died at the scene. Three employees on board the ambulance who were taken to the hospital ...

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