March 25, 2019


Monday, March 18, 2019

** Plaque laid in honor of slain FDNY paramedic Yadira Arroyo


** Slain Fire Department of New York (FDNY) paramedic Yadira Arroyo, 44,  was honored Sunday with a commemorative plaque in the Bronx. Pix11 (March 17) said the plaque was placed at the corner of White Plains Road and Watson Avenue. Both friends and family attended the 3 p.m. ceremony. Arroyo, who had worked EMS for 14 years at the time of her death, died March 16, 2017 after she was run over with her own ambulance. Police arrested Jose Gonzalez. So far, he has not been found fit to stand trial. Arroyo left behind five sons.

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Clarke’s Beach, Newfoundland – Union says ambulance workers will receive owed wages

Calgary, Alberta – Alberta announces new $13M helicopter for STARS Air Ambulance

Halifax, Nova Scotia – NS nurses union shows solidarity with paramedics on overcrowding problem

Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Fire honors paramedic who lost battle with cancer

New York, New York – EMS FDNY Help Fund supports first responders during financial hardship

Hudson, Florida – Bicyclist hit by ambulance

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Woman in custody after stealing ambulance

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