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Video: Runaway Fire Engine Almost Hits Burning Pickup Truck

Video: Runaway Fire Engine Almost Hits Burning Pickup Truck

— Shawn Stogdill shared this video to facebook.

OMAHA, NE — A fire engine from the Irvington Volunteer Fire Department almost collided with a burning truck this past Thursday.

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EMT Honored for Heroic Actions During Las Vegas Shooting

EMT Honored for Heroic Actions During Las Vegas Shooting

— Brittany Speer set up a triage area at the concert after the shooting and was recognized with a Medal of Courage.

LOS ANGELES — An EMT was honored for her heroic actions after treating Las Vegas shooting victims.

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Travis County’s $34 Million STAR Flight Contract Starts a Fight

Travis County's $34 Million STAR Flight Contract Starts a Fight

— Losing bidder Airbus Helicopters Inc. is appealing the county’s decision.

AUSTIN, TX  — The helicopter company that lost out on a $34 million bid to replace Travis County’s STAR Flight fleet, Airbus Helicopters, is protesting the decision, arguing the winning bid was more expensive and included aircraft functions that have not been federally certified.

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Paralyzed EMT Learns to Walk Again

Paralyzed EMT Learns to Walk Again

— EMT Austin Bird spent three months on a ventilator after going through increasing paralysis. 

DUBUQUE, Iowa — An EMT is learning how to function again after being diagnosed with a rare condition that left him paralyzed.

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FDNY: Dispatchers Unable to Access EMS 911 System

FDNY: Dispatchers Unable to Access EMS 911 System

— Dispatchers were not able to access their computers while taking emergency calls for 30 minutes.

NEW YORK — EMS dispatchers were left with no access to the 911 system while taking emergency calls for around 30 minutes Monday due to a network outage, according to FDNY officials.

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Paramedic Treats Man Who Attacked Him and His Partner

Paramedic Treats Man Who Attacked Him and His Partner

— After he had his hand fractured in an attack by a patient, John Liddle continued to treat the man for another half hour.

GREAT HARWOOD, England — A paramedic continued to treat a patient who attacked him and fractured his hand.

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Grandma Gets 20 Years for Killing Grandson with Oxycodone in Sippy Cup

Grandma Gets 20 Years for Killing Grandson with Oxycodone in Sippy Cup

— Angela Brewer, 46, was convicted by a jury Thursday and sentenced to 20 years in prison.

PICKENS COUNTY, S.C. — A Pickens County grandmother was convicted of homicide by child abuse this week for giving her 13-month old grandson a lethal dose of oxycodone in his sippy cup.

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Announcing New Air St. Luke’s Medical Helicopter

Announcing New Air St. Luke's Medical Helicopter

— The new helicopter includes more space for flight crews to tend to patients.

TWIN FALLS, Idaho — Air St. Luke’s recently upgrading their medical helicopter to a newer model, and with it comes added benefits.

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Santa Visits School Christmas Party By Helicopter

Santa Visits School Christmas Party By Helicopter

—Rudolph and his reindeer friends caught a break Friday when Santa decided to travel by medical helicopter.

PENSACOLA, FL  — Santa Claus made a special appearance by helicopter during a Christmas party at C.A. Weis Elementary School in Pensacola on Friday, Dec. 15th.

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Family Shocked By 60K+ Medical Helicopter Bill

Family Shocked By 60K+ Medical Helicopter Bill

— Denise Slogar was transported from Baptist South to UF Health in Gainesville by air ambulance and was told the service was out-of-network.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A life-saving ride on an air ambulance has left one Jacksonville family shocked after they found their health insurance won’t fully cover the $60,000 cost.

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