News

Hesston Fire/EMS was able to purchase a new Stryker Power Load System for one if its ambulances thanks to community donations, reports The Hutchinson News. Hesston Fire/EMS Chief Russ Buller said the equipment enhances the services provided by local first-responders by creating a safer work environment for staff, as well as allowing for safer loading,...
Equipment

Rogers Fire Department was granted $200,000 to purchase new patient cots, reports nwahomepage.com. Capt. Dennis Thurman with the fire department said the new state-of-the-art cots are fully automated. He said they’ll not only be easier for patients to get on and off, but will help reduce the risk of injury for EMS workers.
EMS

Richard Marinucci The overwhelming number of fire departments provide some level of emergency medical services (EMS) and have been doing so for quite some time. The increase in job responsibilities has changed many aspects of emergency service delivery including the core mission of fire suppression. There is no doubt that EMS has increased the status...