New Philadelphia Fire Department Campaign Aims To Limit Unnecessary 9-1-1 CallsThe Philadelphia Fire Department is on a campaign to encourage folks to hold off making Emergency Medical Services 9-1-1 calls, when they have non-medical issues.
Philadelphia Fire Department Has New EMS LeaderJeremiah Laster has been sworn in as Deputy Commissioner.
EMS Official Urges Patients To Have Meds, Oxygen On Hand Before Snow Hits With snow coming to the Delaware Valley by nightfall, a local EMS official is reminding people who rely on medications or oxygen to make sure they have what they need before the storm begins.
Medical Residents Join Forces With Firefighters, EMS CrewsThis week is Emergency Medical Services week and Wednesday is EMS day. Local medical residents got a firsthand look Wednesday at what firefighters and EMS personnel go through.
Phila. Fire Department, Drexel U. Team Up For 'EMS Day' TrainingDrexel medical residents spent the day at the Philadelphia Fire Academy learning about what EMS units do before patients are transported to the hospital.