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Medical Helicopter Catches Fire Enroute to Stabbing Victim

Medical Helicopter Catches Fire Enroute to Stabbing Victim

— A Florida Keys medical helicopter caught fire while landing on Friday.

Marathon, FL – A medical helicopter enroute to transport a stabbing victim, caught fire and landed on an Upper Keys soccer field.

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Medics Respond to “Woman Freezing On Bench” Call —Find Statue

Medics Respond to "Woman Freezing On Bench" Call —Find Statue

” You’re not dead until you’re warm and dead, and not a statue.”

NEWCASTLE, England — Paramedics responded to a call about a freezing woman in the snow, only to find a statue when they arrived.

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Paramedic Helps Child with Cancer Fulfill Bucket Wish List

Paramedic Helps Child with Cancer Fulfill Bucket Wish List

— Paramedic Jennifer Saiz, who is a cancer survivor, created a GoFundMe to raise money for Elijah Dimas and his family to attend an Oakland Raiders game.

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — A paramedic and cancer survivor are working together to make sure a young cancer patient’s bucket list dreams come true.

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Lawsuits Blame Pilot, Engine Manufacturer, in Fatal Duke Life Flight Crash

Lawsuits Blame Pilot, Engine Manufacturer, in Fatal Duke Life Flight Crash

— Last month, the FAA alerted owners, operators and repair facilities of a possible problem with blockage in the engine oil drainage system.

DURHAM, N.C. — The families of two people killed in a Duke Life Flight crash in September have filed a lawsuit, claiming the helicopter’s manufacturer knew there was a risk of engine fires and that the pilot was at fault for not following emergency procedures.

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2 Moms Jailed for Calling 911, Then Beating Paramedic Who Responded

2 Moms Jailed for Calling 911, Then Beating Paramedic Who Responded

— Veteran paramedic Paul Judd,61, required multiple surgeries after Amanda Warren and Caris Underwood kicked, punched and stomped on him.

MELBOURNE, Australia — Two mothers have been sent to jail after pleading guilty to a brutal, alcohol-fueled attack on a veteran paramedic.

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Bullet Rips through Ambulance as Patient Exits Building

Bullet Rips through Ambulance as Patient Exits Building

— An AMR ambulance was about to transport a patient to the hospital when it was struck by at least one bullet.

WASHINGTON — An ambulance was struck by at least one bullet when it was preparing to transport a patient to the hospital.

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EMT Saves Road Rage Victim

EMT Saves Road Rage Victim

— EMT Bre Jackson just had lunch at Chipotle when she heard gunshots and saw an injured bystander.

HOUSTON — An EMT who had just finished her lunch break saved an injured bystander of a road rage shooting.

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Texas Fire Department Welcomes First Female Firefighter in 141 Years

Texas Fire Department Welcomes First Female Firefighter in 141 Years

— Denison Fire Rescue crews welcomed Hanna Lindemuth to their team last week.

DENISON, Texas — Denison Fire Rescue crews welcomed Hanna Lindemuth to their team last week as not only one of the department’s newest employees but as the first female firefighter and paramedic in the department’s 141-year history.

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Graffiti Bridge Honors Flight Medic Who Lost Battle to Cancer

Graffiti Bridge Honors Flight Medic Who Lost Battle to Cancer

— Kara Zaremba worked as a paramedic, a flight medic and a training instructor before losing her battle with ovarian cancer.

PENSACOLA, Fla. — A paramedic’s life was honored with an art display after she lost her battle to cancer.

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Medic Born in Ambulance, Delivers Baby in Ambulance, On His Birthday

Medic Born in Ambulance, Delivers Baby in Ambulance, On His Birthday

— You can’t make this stuff up.

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. — A firefighter-paramedic who was born in the back of an ambulance 42 years ago spent his birthday delivering a baby in the back of an ambulance.

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