CDE

The Heat Is On

Wildland fires can inflict widespread damage and keep emergency dispatchers and first responders busy. These fires are most common during the summer.

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BEAUTY AND BEAST

All sorts of animals can pose a risk to human safety—and the average number of attacks may surprise you.

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SILENT KILLER

See no evil, hear no evil, smell no evil—carbon monoxide is a silent killer and the leading cause of accidental-poisoning deaths and poisoning-related injuries worldwide.

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BURGLAR, ROBBER, OR THIEF?

A look at PPDS Chief Complaint selection when it comes to Protocol 110 Burglary (Break-and-Enter)/Home Invasion, Protocol 126 Robbery/Carjacking, and Protocol 130 Theft (Larceny).

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MAKE THE RIGHT CALL

A call to 911 involving a choking victim can take many turns. How to manage these situation, whether they involve adults, children or infants.

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LINK IN THE CHAIN

Position statements and descriptions in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standard 1061 adds weight to the importance of emergency fire dispatch.

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