We regret to pass on to you that a unit of the Southeast Hardin Ambulance District (South of Toledo) was traveling South on State Route 292 this evening when a vehicle traveling East on State Route 273 failed to yield at the intersection. One EMT was pronounced dead at the scene and another is reported...Read More
We regret to pass on that an ambulance struck a semitrailer truck that was stalled on an interstate in Brooklyn Center (MN) , killing 24-year-old paramedic Marina Challeen in the Line of Duty, and leaving her driver hospitalized. The crash occurred on eastbound Interstate 694 about 1900 hours Monday, when the HealthEast ambulance hit the...Read More
In July, Gordon Graham’s Lexipol crew hosted 3 Chief Fire Officers from Prince George’s County, MD, West Webster, NY and Dallas, Texas to learn about their tragic active shooter incidents first hand. The webinar is still online and you are welcome to use it for training anytime-it lasts about an hour and includes information and...Read More
A former Mosinee (WI) Fire Department EMT has died in the line of Duty – 14 years after he suffered crippling injuries when his ambulance rolled over. Firefighter-EMT Matt Deicher died Saturday 9-23-2017. The ambulance rolled over on state Highway 39 in Marathon County in July 2003 as FF/EMT Deicher and two other EMTs were...Read More
With so much going on, specifically the horrible storms causing so much of the damage and death that we have seen in Texas, Louisiana – and now the Islands, Puerto Rico and Florida – our best thoughts and prayers go out to anyone and everyone who is impacted. As those folks and those assisting them...Read More
An East Texas Medical Center (the largest rural not-for-profit EMS in Texas) Paramedic is in critical condition after being hit by a drunk driver in Waco (Texas) early yesterday morning. Units responded to a crash about 0330 in the median near Loop 340. While working the crash, someone involved in the crash returned to the...Read More
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