Lawsuit Blames City's Emergency Response For Tragic DeathA North Philadelphia family filed a lawsuit against the city charging that inept paramedics caused the death of a 24-year-old pregnant woman and brain damage to her son.
Commission OKs Nutter Administration Plan To Put EMTs in Fire DepartmentThe emergency medical technicians would have less training and be paid less that paramedics operating Philadelphia Fire Department medic units.
Philadelphia Civil Service Considers Replacing Some Paramedics With EMTsThe city will propose a new deployment model for paramedics and emergency medical technicians. It wants to replace one of two paramedics on city ambulances with an EMT.
Phila. Firefighters Union Opposes City's Proposed Deployment Model for Paramedics and EMTSThe city will propose a new deployment model for paramedics and emergency medical technicians. It wants to replace one of two paramedics on city ambulances with an EMT.
Delaware County's All-volunteer Ambulance Corps Upset Over Efforts To Bring In Part-time StaffMembers of the Springfield, Delaware County Ambulance Corps fear a decision by the Board of Commissioners to bring in paid staff for some shifts could mark the “beginning of the end” for the only remaining all-volunteer unit in the county.
City Graduates 148 New Firefighters, 21 ParamedicsPhiladelphia not only has 148 new firefighters and 21 Fire Service Paramedics, but also a new focus on fire prevention.
2 Injured In Ambulance, Car Crash In Center CityA collision between a car and an ambulance created a traffic nightmare in Center City early Friday morning.
1 Killed, Another In Serious Condition After Shooting At Newark-Area Apartment ComplexNew Castle County paramedics say two people have been shot at an apartment complex in the Newark area.
Store Owner Fights Off Robbers, Now Owes $6,500A female store owner, robbed twice in two weeks, says she feels victimized yet again.
Philadelphia Paramedics To Appeal Labor Board RulingThe Philadelphia Firefighters Union is pursuing an appeal of a State Labor Relations Board ruling that said paramedics are not members.