First responders rescue patient on the Potomac River near US 340 bridge – Herald-Mail Media

First responders rescue patient on the Potomac River near US 340 bridgeHerald-Mail MediaEmergency personnel from three states responded to a call for aid to person with a medical condition Friday on the Potomac River, according to a dispatcher with Washington County Emergency Services. The dispatcher said fire and ambulance units from … Click here to read… Continue reading First responders rescue patient on the Potomac River near US 340 bridge – Herald-Mail Media

Crashes mark start of busy 4th of July holiday weekend in the Tri-State – Herald-Mail Media

Herald-Mail Media Crashes mark start of busy 4th of July holiday weekend in the Tri-StateHerald-Mail MediaMeanwhile, at 12:15 p.m., a wreck involving a semitractor-trailer and another vehicle snarled traffic southbound lane of Interstate 81 near the 1-mile marker in Pennsylvania, according to a Franklin County Emergency Services dispatcher. By late … Click here to read… Continue reading Crashes mark start of busy 4th of July holiday weekend in the Tri-State – Herald-Mail Media

Aerial support helps fight brushfire outside Cotati – Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Santa Rosa Press Democrat Aerial support helps fight brushfire outside CotatiSanta Rosa Press DemocratReports of the fire near Stony Point Road and West Railroad Avenue came in at 12:51 p.m., a Redcom emergency dispatcher said. The fire grew to at least 5 acres, according to early dispatch reports. The fire threatened two structures, as well… Continue reading Aerial support helps fight brushfire outside Cotati – Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Firefighters extinguish brushfire north of Petaluma – Petaluma Argus Courier

Firefighters extinguish brushfire north of PetalumaPetaluma Argus CourierReports of the fire near Stony Point Road and West Railroad Avenue came in at 12:51 p.m., a Redcom emergency dispatcher said. The fire grew to at least 5 acres, according to early dispatch reports. The fire threatened two structures, as well as livestock. Click here to read… Continue reading Firefighters extinguish brushfire north of Petaluma – Petaluma Argus Courier

Pettis County Commission weighs options for 911 System – Sedalia Democrat

Sedalia Democrat Pettis County Commission weighs options for 911 SystemSedalia Democrat“Currently, there are pilot programs in which PSAPa can receive text-to-911 and any future equipment should have this capability and all dispatchers should be Emergency Medical Dispatch certified. “Due to costs, it is not economically feasible to … Click here to read the complete article… Continue reading Pettis County Commission weighs options for 911 System – Sedalia Democrat

Former Lake in the Hills employee appointed to village board – Chicago Daily Herald

Chicago Daily Herald Former Lake in the Hills employee appointed to village boardChicago Daily HeraldArtinghelli was a police dispatcher and later a 911 dispatch supervisor for the village, where she worked nine years before her position was cut when the village consolidated with SEECOM (Southeast Emergency Communications) — a privately run … Click here to read… Continue reading Former Lake in the Hills employee appointed to village board – Chicago Daily Herald

911 recording: Oak Lawn fire victim reports blaze, indentifies suspect before dying – Chicago Tribune

911 recording: Oak Lawn fire victim reports blaze, indentifies suspect before dyingChicago TribuneD’Anna apparently spoke calmly for the first 30 seconds of the call, explaining the emergency and relaying his address to the dispatcher, but appears to have grown impatient as the fire progressed and the dispatcher struggled to understand what he was … Click here… Continue reading 911 recording: Oak Lawn fire victim reports blaze, indentifies suspect before dying – Chicago Tribune