EMS Blog of the Year!

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http://firecritic.com/contests/fire-ems-blog-of-the-year-2010/finalists-and-voting/ I wish I were half as classy and gracious as The Happy Medic,  http://happymedic.com/2011/01/16/blog-of-the-year-2010/ but I’m not. So vote for Rescuing Providence, and all of your dreams will come true!

The Welsh Viking

The Welsh Viking is somebody who, rather that complain and whine about “The System” actually did something, and continues to do so. If you get a chance, please follow the link, and read the post, and say thanks. http://thewelshviking.wordpress.com/2011/01/17/what-is-an-emergency/ Thank you, Heddwch.

Medical Author Chat with Greg Friese


The Case of the Bloody Hands

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"Mr. Watson! To the buggy, another case is afoot!" We left the station and travelled a mile and a half to find a school bus, stopped by the side of the road. Inside were students of a most delicate age, thirteen years to perhaps fifteen. A person stood by the doorway that led to the […]

Chicago Mourns by Lt. Tom Kenney, Providence Fire Department

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http://theprovidencefireman.blogspot.com/2010/12/chicago-mourns.html Tuesday, December 28, 2010 CHICAGO MOURNS… Chicago mourns for two fallen brothers As others have before These occurrences are all too familiar And I pray there be no more But just as it’s certain that fires will come It’s certain that more will die ‘cause there will always be people in peril And firefighters […]

Chicago Fire Department LODD

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I have no intention of making “The Ultimate Sacrifice.”  Nor did the two firefighters who perished this morning when a wall collapsed on them. There are no guarantees in this job but one, guaranteed sometime between now and Friday morning I will either be on the highway dodging speeding motorists while pulling some poor soul […]

Short Trip

"Rescue 1, Respond to 323 Dudley Street for a fifty year old female with difficulty breathing, visiting nurse on scene." 323 Dudley Street is across the street from the ER. This is the line in the sand, the moment of truth, the opportunity I've been waiting for. "Let's go." I'm focused enroute. The abuse will […]

Ken Marshall Jr., 3rd Generation Firefighter

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Associated Press – November 26, 2010 1:24 PM ET REHOBOTH, Mass. (AP) – Police say a Rehoboth firefighter died in the line of duty on Thanksgiving. Police said Friday that firefighter Ken Marshall, Jr. responded Thursday evening to a fire alarm when he went into cardiac arrest. The fire engine was just leaving the station […]

The Case of the Rapunzel Retreat

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"Mr Watson! Get me a board!" The crumbled form of what at first glance appeared to be human, twenty years of age, and grievously injured lie at the foot of a chain link fence. Above that fence, at the height of approximately twenty feet a window stood open, sheer curtains billowing from the room to […]

The Welsh Viking

Sometimes less is more. We forget how it feels to be on the other end of the proverbial stethoscope. Heddwch lets us know. http://thewelshviking.wordpress.com/2010/11/17/too-scared/ Thanks, Heddwch, great post!

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