Paramedics

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Ice Storm Plan Paid Off For Fort Worth Medical Emergencies

A combination of planning and improvisation left Fort Worth emergency crews with a template for better responding to icy weather that other cities may follow.

CBS 11–12/12/2013

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Man Shot While Driving On Arlington Highway

Police in Arlington are investigating a shooting in which a man was hurt while driving down State Highway 360 on Tuesday night. Police have not said what the motive might have been.

05/01/2013

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Paramedics Quick Action Saved Driver’s Life

Two Fort Worth paramedics rescued a woman who was trapped inside her burning, wrecked pickup truck after it rolled on West Freeway early Thursday morning.

04/25/2013

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Paramedics Packing Heat? One Texas Lawmaker Says Yes

If passed, Texas Representative Ken King’s bill would allow EMS in counties with fewer than 50,000 people, like Cooke, to carry guns.

CBS 11–02/26/2013

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Rescuers: Number Of Children Hit By Cars On The Rise

North Texas emergency responders are concerned about the number of children hit by cars in recent weeks and they are urging parents and motorists to take precautions.

03/12/2012

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Plano Considers Paramedic ‘House Call’ Program

Emergency officials in Plano are starting to rethink the way they operate their 911 services and the chief believes the answer could be paramedics who make ‘house calls’.

01/18/2012

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3-Year-Old Falls From Arlington 3rd Floor Apartment

Arlington police say it looks like a tragic accident. Paramedics had to airlift a three-year-old boy to Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth after he fell from a third floor window, and received what could be life-threatening injuries.

09/22/2011