Early FDNY Ambulance "New Hospital on Wheels" BRINGS FIRST AID TO MEN WHO FIGHT NEW YORK’S FIRES FIVE-ALARM FIRE! Thirty-five engines and trucks racing through the streets before dawn. Three hundred crack smoke eaters battling a block-square conflagration. That was the scene, a few weeks ago, when 3,000,000 feet of lumber in a big Brooklyn, N.Y., yard turned into
Grady Memorial Hospital - Atlanta Grady Memorial Hospital first opened on June 1 1892 as Atlanta’s second oldest hospital, and was named for Henry W, Grady who was the managing editor of the Atlanta Constitution newspaper during that era. When it opened, the facility featured 100 beds and a single operating room that featured an amphitheater for medical
1736: Charity Hospital Ambulance Service, New Orleans Charity Hospital was first called the L’Hôpital des Pauvres de la Charité which in French denoted “Hospital for the Poor.” The first facility was built on Bienville St. at Chartres Street in the French Quarter in 1736.
Terry Spurr, MBE London Ambulance Service (LAS) museum curator Terry Spurr MBE has finally retired from the LAS aftermore than 43 years service. Here’s how it all started.
Enloe Hospital and the Log Ambulance The Enloe Hospital opened in 1917, serving Chico California and its logging industry. To meet the unique need to transport sick and injured lumberjacks off the mountain, Dr. Enloe created a log ambulance that could travel down the timber flume into town.
The History of Fort Worth EMS The late George L. Gause created the first funeral home and ambulance service in the frontier town of Fort Worth in 1879. The Ray Crowder Ambulance Service then became the primary public dispatched EMS service in the late 60's and early 70's. Turner Ambulance Services also served the city during the 70's and changed to