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CAAS Updates Its Ground Vehicle Standard

CAAS-GVS V2.0 is now published with an effective date of July 1, 2019. The CAAS-GVS team is already planning for V3.0, which is scheduled to start development in 2021 and be effective in 2022.

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No Injuries Reported after Ambulance Catches Fire in California

No one was hurt when a PRN Ambulance went up in flames Friday night in California, according to a report. The Los Angeles Daily News reports the ambulance was traveling on the 405 Freeway in Van Nuys when the fire occurred. An engine truck responded to the scene on a report of an ambulance on fire with oxygen tanks burning ...

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Marion County EMS (MO) Ambulance Decon

The department is now using blue light technology to protect patients and crew members from COVID-19.

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Ambulance Stolen, Crashed in Maryland

The alleged thief went into the West Annapolis fire station around noon on June 13 and before crews at the station could stop the suspect, drove off with the rig.

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Battery Pilot Program Underway at Leon County EMS (FL)

Leon County EMS (FL) has equipped two ambulances with idle-reduction technology and is predicting annual fuel savings of five thousand gallons.

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Grants Awarded to Schuylkill County (PA) Fire and EMS

It was announced Thursday that 97 Schuylkill County (PA) fire departments and EMS companies will be receiving more than $1.2 million in grants from the annual Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program. This program, according to Shook News, provides funding to local first responders across the state for eligible projects. These grants go toward upgrades, new equipment and ...

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Leader Emergency Vehicles Celebrates 45 Years Serving California Fire And EMS Community – Names Gary DeCosse As General Manager

Leader Emergency Vehicles is celebrating its 45th year serving the cities and communities in Los Angeles (L.A.) county and throughout California and has appointed Gary DeCosse as the organization’s General Manager.

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Life as an Emergency Response Medic in Southern Pottawatomie County (OK)

Erin O’Grady is one of a handful of elite REACT paramedics who have met the strenuous requirements to be an emergency response unit paramedic.

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Electric Ambulance Starts Operating in Tokyo

Japan’s first electric ambulance delivered to the Tokyo Fire Department has started operation, the company behind the vehicle said. The vehicle is operated by the Ikebukuro Fire Department’s daytime emergency services, according to the Nissan Motor Company. The vehicle is equipped with two lithium-ion batteries of 33kWh and 8kWh. It is possible to operate electrical equipment and air conditioners for ...

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Unsung Heroes Keep Frontline Heroes Rolling Along

Under normal circumstances, it’s essential for most people to get up every day and go to work to provide for their families – to pay the mortgage, put food on the table, heat and cool their homes and pay the bills in general. But these are anything but normal circumstances. Many of these same people who go to jobs every ...

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