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No Injuries Reported after Ambulance Catches Fire in California

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No one was hurt when a PRN Ambulance went up in flames Friday night in California, according to a report. The Los Angeles Daily News reports the ambulance was traveling on the 405 Freeway in Van Nuys when the fire occurred. An engine truck responded to the scene on a report of an ambulance on fire with oxygen tanks burning ...

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Marion County EMS (MO) Ambulance Decon

  First responders in northeast Missouri are using a new tool to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Marion County EMS is now using blue light technology to protect patients and crew members from COVID-19, WGEM-TV reports. Officials told the station they had this technology in the past but recently spent more money to make sure it is available ...

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Ambulance Stolen, Crashed in Maryland

  On June 13, an ambulance was stolen from an Annapolis, Maryland, fire station. The alleged thief went into the West Annapolis fire station around noon and before crews at the station could stop the suspect, drove off with the rig. Crews at the station alerted the police. The ambulance was heavily damaged a short time later when the ambulance ...

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Battery Pilot Program Underway at Leon County EMS (FL)

Leon County EMS (FL) has equipped two ambulances with idle-reduction technology and is predicting annual fuel savings of five thousand gallons.

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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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Horton Appoints Mercy Sales for Michigan

Horton Emergency Vehicles announced that Mercy Sales, Inc. will serve as a dealer for Horton in Michigan.

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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 Zero Emission (EV) ambulance delivered to the Tokyo Fire Department Ikebukuro Fire Station started operations in 2020.

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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