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How EMS in Rural Methow Valley, Washington, Coped with a Devastating Wildfire

Description
Describes the emergency medical service (EMS) response in the aftermath of a wildfire, in which patients and providers were cut off from hospitals, 911 coverage, and power. Shows the importance of advanced preparedness and planning by rural EMS agencies.
Author(s)
Cindy Button
Citation
JEMS (Journal of Emergency Medical Services), 39(10), 46-9
Date
10/2014
Type
Document
Tagged as
Emergency medical services · Emergency preparedness and response · Washington