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Travis Muller was cleaning out the bin when he became caught in the power sweep auger
Lawrence firefighter Miguel Baez focused on recovering as quickly as possible and committed himself to being upbeat
Paterson firefighters used a winch to separate the cars and medical tools to retrieve the man’s leg, Chief Brian McDermott said
“They all saved my life,” recounted Derek Oldfather, whose leg became trapped in a conveyor belt on a job site
“My biggest concern was never being able to be on the fire truck again,” said Colton Adams, a Centerville volunteer firefighter
Approximately 100 members of Boston Fire, plus Boston EMS crews and a surgical team, responded to the collapse and rescued three victims
What firefighters must understand about downed power lines and other energy sources
Valdosta Fire Department firefighters were responding to a low-hanging power line when a vehicle drove through the area, causing the line to “snap and whip around”
From burns to bleeding, head trauma to amputation, be prepared for when fireworks go wrong
Firefighters used an aerial apparatus to access the patient, video shows
Activating the surgical team: A low-frequency, high-risk emergency procedure in the field
Fire/EMS officials called in a team of surgeons to perform the rare field amputation after a tree fell on the victim’s house, trapping his leg
Berthoud Fire Investigator Joshua MacDonald injured his leg at a 2016 fire scene and had endured multiple surgeries, including leg amputation
“This family, this crew, these team members ... if it hadn’t been for them, I wouldn’t be here right now,” Sgt. Darrow Harden said
In November 2018, Gary Weiland was given “unbelievable” news that doctors would have to amputate his leg after knee surgery complications
Lt. Brandon Anderson, a 16-year veteran firefighter, returned to his department as a fully qualified firefighter just 10 months after a motorcycle crash
Troy West ripped his leg off after being caught in the tires of a logging truck, then applied a tourniquet and called 911 for himself
Garth Goodwin plans to donate the proceeds from a charity golf tournament in his name to first responder Rory Barros, who lost his leg after being hit by a drunk driver on duty
Will McCue, 19, started feeling ill in January; he was hospitalized with the flu, pneumonia and sepsis
In March 2016, Berthoud Fire Protection District Fire Investigator Josh Macdonald was injured after falling through the floor at a fatal house fire
Will McCue dreamed of joining the FDNY one day before he was hospitalized in January with the flu, which turned into pneumonia and sepsis
Lt. Brandon Anderson, an above-the-knee amputee, returned to his department as a fully qualified firefighter just 10 months after a motorcycle crash
Six months earlier, Medical City Plano formed the “pre-hospital amputation team” after Collin County firefighters expressed a need
Fire investigator Josh Macdonald contracted a bacterial infection after pulling a woman from her burning home in March 2016
Crews volunteered their time to build a ramp so a man with a recent leg amputation can get in out of his house with more ease
Logan Carson and firefighter Mase Mattingly both have below-the-knee amputations
Police officers applied an emergency tourniquet on Robert Rendon after his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck
EMS, fire and hospital personnel describe interstate collision, patient entrapment and field amputation to save a man pinned inside his truck cab by 80,000 pounds of logs