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Wednesday, December 28, 2016


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Austin ambulance hijacked with crew, patient inside
Actress Carrie Fisher, 60, dies after in-flight medical emergency
After hardship, dog finds home with Pa. ambulance agency
Thieves attack FDNY EMT, steal Christmas presents: Steven Sampson was attacked by four suspects after he pulled over at an intersection to organize gifts
W.Va. EMTs avoid back injury with hydraulic lift machine: A lift, which is installed in the back of the ambulance, works by locking a stretcher into place and sliding the patient safely into the vehicle
Fla. ambulance struck by stray bullets: The crew was treating a patient in the back of an ambulance when bullets struck the front windshield
Wis. FF-medic demonstrates how to survive falling through ice
Mass. EMTs expect pay raise after merge with fire dept.
3 injured after car crashes into Ill. ambulance
Mall fights nationwide prompt fire, EMS response
Tragedy drives medic to give 'haven' to thousands of babies
Ga. legislative panel studying opioid abuse plans final meeting
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