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Posted on: June 10, 2019

MONROE COUNTY FIRE RESCUE TRAUMA STAR CREW USES FIRST INFLIGHT BLOOD FOR TRANSFUSION

Trauma Star in Flight

Monroe County Fire Rescue advanced its pre-hospital trauma patient care by adding inflight blood transfusions for critically injured patients on May 9. Just 17 days later, the first inflight blood transfusion was needed after a Memorial Day weekend boatin...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

MONROE COUNTY FIRE RESCUE ADDS NEW LIFE SUPPORT EQUIPMENT AT KEY WEST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

New Emergency Life Saving Equipment at Key West airport

Monroe County Fire Rescue Fire Station 7 added new Advanced Life Support equipment to its rapid response emergency vehicle at Key West International Airport. The new lifesaving equipment is on the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicle 207 that ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

TRAUMA STAR FIREFIGHTER CHRISTIAN DIAZ RECEIVES LIFE SAVING PHOENIX AWARD

Diaz receives Phoenix Award

Batallion Chief Perez-Diaz presented Monroe County Firefighter Christian Diaz with a Phoenix Award from an inter-facility transport from Lower Keys Medical Center to Mount Sinai in March. 

En route, the patient went into cardiac arrest and the cre...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

MONROE COUNTY TRAUMA STAR CREWS NOW HAVE BLOOD ONBOARD FOR INFLIGHT TRANSFUSIONS

Trauma Star helicopter at a bridge accident

Monroe County Trauma Star is advancing pre-hospital trauma resuscitation by adding inflight blood transfusions for the most critically injured patients. 

Trauma Star flight crews arriving at emergency scenes, in many cases, find a patient has lost...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

MONROE COUNTY FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDICS ARE RECOGNIZED AT FLORIDA KEYS EMS AWARD CEREMONY

Firefighter/paramedics receive awards at luncheon

Florida Keys Emergency Medical Service (EMS) paramedics and firefighters were recognized at the annual Florida Keys EMS Awards that took place April 2 at Florida Keys Country Club in Marathon. Monroe County Firefighter/Paramedics of the Year include Andre...
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