First responders

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Firefighters Suspended for Campaigning on the Job

The firefighters are accused of violating a statute that forbids first responders from being involved with campaigns while in uniform or on duty.


A woman performs chest compressions on a mannequin while learning C.P.R. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Advice for First Responders in Mass Attack Situations

Dr. Laurie Byrne director of emergency medicine at Saint Louis University says the new push is for trained medics to rush into the scene with


Multiple People Injured After Explosions Near Finish Line at Boston Marathon

Area First Responders Learn From Boston

“Lots of drills. You cannot drill enough because every time you have a drill you learn something new, a weakness you need to beef up on”


Hurricane Sandy Strengthens

How Will Sandy Hit First Responders?

Therapist Theresa Hubbard says like soldiers, first responders can experience traumatic stress.


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Stairway Collapse Injures First Responders

Three St. Louis Fire Department employees are being treated for injuries after a stairway collapse.


Los Angeles Dodgers vs St. Louis Cardinals

Cards Step Up to 9-11 Plate For First Responders

“We want to recognize the selfless service of all of our police, fire and emergency response workers” said Bill DeWitt III, the President of the St. Louis Cardinals.



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