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Las Vegas Shooting

A gunman opened fire on 22,000 Las Vegas concert attendees from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Scores of people were killed and more than 500 people were injured.

FireRescue1 coverage of the Las Vegas shooting spanned a variety of breaking news as well as expert analysis on topics like the importance of layperson bleeding control and recommendations from the FireRescue1 Editorial Advisory Board for mass gathering response, the FEMA after-action report, and a fire chief’s perspective on how first aid training helps citizens become first responders and saved lives in the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting.

Five years after the Route 91 Harvest Festival MCI, a paramedic reflects on a frightening moment, and the lessons learned
Five years after the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting, first responders have access to a 50,000-square-foot high-tech tactical training center
CAL FIRE Captain Chris Wetzel and his treating mental health provider detail his road from defeat to appreciation in the aftermath of tragedy
The four-part series includes stories from first responders and new footage from the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history
Cell phone photos taken by law enforcement officers after the Route 91 Harvest music festival shooting were being spread the same night
Oscar Monterossa served in the U.S. Army for four years as a combat medic, but it was the Route 91 Harvest music festival shooting where the paramedic felt most vulnerable
From dangerous structure fires to active shooter events, firefighters faced many significant incidents in the 2010s
Chief Greg Cassell underscores the importance of interagency relationships in planning and staging for mass gatherings
A Nevada fire chief says he wants to bypass state lawmakers to get changes made
Chief Greg Cassell reflects on the Route 91 Harvest Festival attack, and how it’s changed the Clark County Fire Department and their response protocols
Steps to implementing unified command, staging and access learned from the Route 91 Harvest Festival attack
The 911 calls released by police reveal the surreal confusion on the ground during and after the massacre
Chris Wetzel, a firefighter with Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department, recalls what it was like to be on scene while a gunman opened fire on 22,000 concertgoers on the Las Vegas Strip
Firefighter Tommy Maher decided he wanted to honor each of the 58 victims by performing random acts of kindness in their name
The Public Education Foundation teamed up with Macy’s to fund $50,000 in scholarships for three students seeking first responder careers