July 21, 2018

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07/18/2018

Gary, Indiana – Engines failed on air ambulance helicopter that crashed: NTSB report

Waco, Texas – Trial begins in crash that hurt EMS medic who lost his leg

Indianapolis, Indiana – EMS medics star in lip sync challenge video

Pewaukee, Wisconsin – Life saving measures for toddler may have been delayed because first responders thought he was sleeping

Manchester, UK – NHS paramedics attacked as they tried to help woman on 999 call

North Yorkshire, UK – Ex-ambulance crash driver charged with dangerous driving

Perth, Australia – Manslaughter charged after ambulance crash

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

** Former Indiana EMT charged with stealing fentanyl from ambulance services

UNITED STATES NEWS 

** A former Indiana EMT from Fishers has been charged with stealing fentanyl from ambulance services and replacing the drug with saline. That is the word from CBS4 Indy (Zach Myers/July 16) which said Jason Howard, 41, who was arrested Monday, stands accused of taking the med from services in five different counties where he worked. Thirty-four vials were apparently tampered with beginning in March of this year. According to the news site, Howard used the drug for pain he had from a mass on his right side. So far, only one of the five counties involved has filed formal charges against him.

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07/17/2018

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Police looking for suspect in ambulance theft

Centerville, Indiana – Ambulance involved in crash, fire

Salisbury, UK – Ambulance station cordoned off again and vehicles removed following nerve gas incident

Dublin, Republic of Ireland – Fury as paramedic on sick leave after thug spat blood in his face and mouth during call-out

Tasmania, Australia – Mental health issues suppressed, ignored, say first responders on eve of Senate inquiry

Auckland, New Zealand – New jet aircraft for Pacific air ambulance

Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa – Area facing severe shortage of ambulances

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