Police say an 8-year-old western Pennsylvania boy saved his mom from harm by calling his grandmother for help when his mother was high from smoking cigarettes soaked in embalming fluid.
Paramedics were called to the city’s Morningside section where a teenager fell from a ladder this afternoon.
They spring into action at a moment’s notice and often save lives. Paramedics are true heroes, and this week they are being recognized during National EMS Week.
Police and medics are on scene of a reported shooting in downtown Pittsburgh.
Firefighters and gas crews scrambled to find the source of a carbon monoxide leak that prompted the evacuation of four businesses in a Greenfield office complex on Tuesday.
Paramedics have responded to the city’s proposed rescue work changes.
A new contract proposal was shot down by city paramedics Friday.
There’s hot and there’s really hot. Just ask Anton Zupancic and his Folino Asphalt crew. Drop a little water on the tarry surface and it boils in seconds. Think about putting down asphalt over 14-city blocks at high noon and you get the idea.
If you need an ambulance, it usually means you need emergency care and more often than not, the care you receive in the ambulance makes all the difference. However, paramedics and EMTs are facing a drug shortage that’s making their job more difficult.
Jobs may be on the line in Penn Hills. Sources say a residency investigation may lead to several cuts.
What really happens during the day for a paramedic? KDKA’s Dr. Maria Simbra went along for a ride with Ross/West View Emergency Medical Services.
ROSS TOWNSHIIP (KDKA) — The winter weather makes certain types of calls more likely for paramedics. “Lots of traffic accidents, lots of slips and falls,” says Greg Porter, the assistant director of Ross/West View EMS. […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Union leaders and the family of a Hazelwood man who died waiting for an ambulance during a snowstorm last year are speaking out after a paramedic involved in the case was reinstated. […]