Preparing for the worst using the best technology. First responders throughout the Eastern Shore can now communicate through one secure system. Friday, Governor Martin O’Malley put it to the test.
Dozens of first responders and rescue boats converged on the Inner Harbor Wednesday morning in a first-of-its-kind training exercise. The drill was designed to prepare rescue crews on how to respond to not just a small boating accident, but a major catastrophe.
Lost in the line of duty. Maryland has set aside this day to honor fallen heroes.
It’s never too late to say thank you. That’s what an Anne Arundel County woman is saying to fire and rescue crews at Fire Station 29 in Jessup.
Emergency workers in New York and New Jersey are asking for help from fellow first responders. One special medic team from Baltimore is on the way.
Nine dead, eighty injured. Three years ago today, the worst accident in Washington D.C. Metro history happened.
Can you hear me now? It’s a line from a commercial, but a version of it was put into use Tuesday as the state of Maryland unveiled a multi-million dollar communication system for emergency responders.
Killed on the job. Police say it’s happening to too many emergency responders, despite a law in place to protect them.
First responders, government employees and hospitals in Montgomery County will be testing their ability to respond to a terrorist attack with a large number of victims.
One of the few silver linings from 9/11 is that firefighters called to similar scenes are now better prepared for what they’ll face.
In honor of Emergency Medical Services Week, several Marylanders are being honored for their quick thinking and brave actions.
Drill for disaster. It’s a federal requirement for all airports to prepare for deadly situations. This weekend, BWI-Thurgood Marshall conducted a large-scale simulation.