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Case study: Fire, EMS response to active shooter
The hard-and-fast rules of scene safety need to be reconsidered in active-shooter incidents where victims need immediate treatment. Full Story
First 24 hours with the crew of Truck 4 in Fresno CA
EMS chief: How first responders handled the Ferguson shooting