MedStar Not Experiencing Any Challenges With Hospital ER Offload Delays Amid Spike In COVID CasesMedStar wants the community to know that they aren't experiencing the challenges with hospital ER offload delays that many EMS systems are currently facing in parts of Texas, and across the country.
Texas Adjusting Hurricane Response Plans Due To Coronavirus PandemicMonday marked the start of hurricane season and experts are predicting a busy one with as many as a half dozen major hurricanes.
Construction Worker Injured After Partial Trench Collapse In DallasA construction worker was injured Friday afternoon after a partial trench collapse trapped him in a ditch.
Coronavirus Fears Have North Texans Avoiding Emergency CareTexas Health says it has seen a decline in ER patients not related to COVID-19, and local EMS providers have seen a decrease in people calling 911.
First Responders Take Advantage Of COVID-19 Antibody Tests, 'Exposure A Concern'First responders are on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic and it has left many wondering if they were exposed to the virus, even if they haven't shown symptoms.
Coronavirus In Texas: State Effort Underway To Increase Number Of EMS, First Responders During PandemicMedical directors for licensed EMS providers can permit individuals who are qualified, though not formally certified, to provide critical emergency response services.
Coronavirus: Emergency Medical Services 'On The Brink Of Collapse' In Some Areas, Association SaysThe National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) is pleading for help in the fight against the coronavirus due to a "lack of medical supplies" for emergency medical personnel.
Fort Worth First Responders Describe Personal Impact Of Mass Casualty EventsMany first responders don't know how a mass casualty threat will impact them until the moment it happens.
Heavy Plumes Of Black Smoke Billow From Haslet Garage FireHaslet Fire-Rescue extinguished a garage fire in the 13800 block of Wood Springs Court.
Pilot Survives After Making Emergency Landing Into Cleburne PondA pilot survived after making an emergency landing north of Cleburne.
Haltom City Officer Saves Woman From Overdose On Valentine's DayA woman who overdosed on heroin was brought back from the brink of death by Haltom City police officers on Valentine's Day.
Heat Stroke Vs. Heat Exhaustion: Know The SignsFirst responders with MedStar EMS in Fort Worth say they rushed to more than 30 heat-related emergencies during the Memorial Day weekend and they expect to see plenty more in the coming days.
Heat Taking Toll On Fans At Byron Nelson Golf TournamentOne person had to be taken to the hospital but approximately 50 people have been treated for heat-related issues.
4 North Texas Cities Partner For Mass Casualty Training ExerciseA mass casualty training exercise in Southlake Monday gave first responders an opportunity to practice finding potential victims, without ever speaking to them to know their location.
Contingent Of First Responders Keeping July Fourth Event SafeA team of 14 first responders make up MedStar's special events crew. They expect to stay busy through the evening as most of their calls will be for fatigue and heat-related issues.