emergency medical services

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e·mer·gen·cy med·i·cal ser·vic·es

(EMS) (ē-mĕr'jĕn-sē med'i-kăl sĕr'vis-ĕz)
An agency that provides prehospital care and transport to the sick and wounded.
Synonym(s): ambulance service, emergency medical service system.
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Selectmen have received a revised tentative agreement involving Brookfield, East Brookfield and the North Brookfield Emergency Squad.
The police and fire brigade, besides the municipal corporation's emergency squad, along with the help of the local people rescued two labourers but two others including a woman died.
He was part of England's tour of the Caribbean last summer, and also had an emergency squad call-up for Fabio Capello earlier in the season.
The Hennepin County Emergency Squad will be at the lake to ensure the safety of the participants.
The council's emergency squad could have acted as a vital "safety net" and a second line of defence.
McCrillis, emergency medical technician and emergency medical service coordinator in East Brookfield, said in a recent interview that last year the North Brookfield Emergency Squad initiated the talks on such a regional agreement.
The emergency squad of the Motorway Police SPO Anwar Abbasi, PO Khalid Tanoli, PO Akhtar Warraich and PO Rozan Niazi also reached immediately.
RECOVERING Daughter Shelley is taken to hospital; Cowra, Australia 30/06/08 INSPECTION Police take pictures at the family home; INVESTIGATION Forensic team enter the murder scene; EMERGENCY Squad car pulls up outside the house; ACCUSED John Walsh
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Brookfield Emergency Squad, PO Box 122, Brookfield, MA 01506-0122 or the Berwick Volunteer Firefighters Association, PO.
Cowra, Australia 30/06/08; RECOVERING Daughter Shelley is taken to hospital; INSPECTION Police take pictures at the family home; INVESTIGATION Forensic team enter the murder scene; EMERGENCY Squad car pulls up outside the house; ACCUSED John Walsh
often called "an emergency squad in the chest," constantly
On another subject, also related to ambulance service, selectmen said the pending agreement between North Brookfield Emergency Squad, Brookfield and East Brookfield for a regional ambulance service is still being reviewed by town counsel.

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