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  1. Ill. fire dept. changes active shooter response methods to save more victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2018 | EMS1.com

    Instead of waiting to give medical attention to gunshot victims a block away, Springfield responders will go in with police officers to be able to give immediate care SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - In the basement of Trinity Lutheran Church Thursday, Springfield police officers, armed with guns, ushered in three Springfield firefighters wearing bulletproof vests and neon orange medical kits.

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  2. Pulse nightclub shooting paramedics share stories on same day as mass shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | EMS1.com

    Joshua Granada and Carlos Tavarez recalled their experience as the first to treat victims on the same day that more people were killed by a mass shooter DAYTON, Ohio - Twice now, Joshua Granada and Carlos Tavarez have recounted their experience as the first to treat Pulse nightclub victims, telling their story on the same day that more Americans lie dead or wounded by a mass shooter. "If you're not aware, there is a school shooting in Texas today," Tavarez told about 60 people Friday at an EMS symposium at Sinclair Community College.

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  3. 'Groundbreaking' treatment could help first responders with PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | EMS1.com

    ORLANDO, Fla. - A former firefighter is teaming up with a group of researchers to develop an online PTSD treatment program for first responders.

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  4. Vegas shooting survivors thank responders with gift basketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | EMS1

    Emergency room workers insisted they were just doing their jobs on that tragic October night as survivors of the mass shooting in Las Vegas expressed their gratitude Friday with tears and gift baskets. The survivors who stopped at the emergency room west of the Las Vegas Strip are part of a group that is meeting this week with first responders at hospitals, fire and police stations and other sites to hand out gift baskets as a gesture of appreciation.

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  5. Fire union opposes dept.'s decision to hire paramedicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | EMS1.com

    Orlando's union president Ronald Glass said the department should be hiring more firefighters who can also respond to medical calls instead of 25 paramedics ORLANDO - The Orlando Fire Department plans to hire 25 paramedics, a move opposed by the city's firefighters union but which Chief Roderick Williams says will help the agency handle the increased demands of a growing city. It would mark a shift for OFD, which currently doesn't employ civilian paramedics.

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