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Posted: Oct 18, 2018

Pullman Police and Fire Safety Plans for College Game Day

The city of Pullman has around thirty thousand people. Pullman Police are expecting that number to double to sixty thousand for this weekend's College Game Day. "We have eleven people scheduled for Friday night and eleven people scheduled for Saturday and we are also going to increase our code enforcement officers so we'll have at least two working during the game," said Sergeant Jake Opgenorth.
- PUB DATE: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KLEW-TV CBS 3
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Posted: Oct 18, 2018

Fallen Virginia firefighter pens foresightful letter to family in case ‘something like this were to happen’

VIDEO - Colleagues, friends and family members of fallen Hanover firefighter Lt. Brad Clark took to the podium at Meadow Event Park today to share eulogies and memories of the deceased. Lt. Clark was killed in the line of duty on Thursday after a tractor-trailer struck the firetruck that he and 3 colleagues were standing outside of while assisting a motorist on I-295 in Hanover.
- PUB DATE: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WTVR-TV CBS 6
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Posted: Oct 18, 2018

Texas medics now doing blood transfusions in ambulances, saving lives with whole blood

San Antonio is the first large metropolitan city in the nation to begin carrying whole blood inside ambulances and response trucks. Patients suffering traumatic injuries and losing blood fast now have a much better chance of surviving. And local medics believe it's the biggest trauma response game changer in decades.
- PUB DATE: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KSAT-TV ABC 12 San Antonio
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Posted: Oct 18, 2018

Fire Service Leaders Urged to Reject AAA Cost Reporting Plan

Recently, the American Ambulance Association (AAA) reached out to local fire and emergency service leaders asking them to sign on to a newly proposed national EMS cost reporting system. The leaders of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), and the Metropolitan Fire Chiefs Association (Metro Chiefs) ask that fire service leaders not sign on to this effort.
- PUB DATE: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: International Association of Fire Chiefs
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Posted: Oct 18, 2018

Clallam 2 Fire and Rescue gets new 'rough terrain' stretchers

According to Clallam 2 Fire and Rescue, things just got a little safer for hikers, cyclists, and other back-country trailblazers because of a set of new rescue stretchers they’ve obtained through a grant. The specialized stretchers, used for getting injured people out of rough terrain, are made of a high-density flexible plastic.
- PUB DATE: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: My Clallam County
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