News

Here you will find all of the latest news from our department.

Membership OpeningsFriday February 19th, 2021

Yorkshire Volunteer Fire Department will be holding Membership drives in the near future. Please watch for the flyers in the mail and consider joining. Spots are limited due to COVID policies in place but we would love for you to join us in helping keep the community safe!

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Warm EMS equipment for a warm patientMonday February 1st, 2021

When assessing and treating patients in a cold environment, do these simple things to help prevent heat loss and improve heat retention
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Cold weather response tips for EMSMonday February 1st, 2021

Move with purpose to prevent an apparatus crash, slip or fall, and protect the patient from increased discomfort
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Use AVPU scale to determine a patient's level of consciousnessFriday October 9th, 2020


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How to find and assess a pedal pulseTuesday October 6th, 2020

9 tips to quickly find a patient's pedal pulse for checking lower extremity circulation
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How to select education sessions at an EMS conferenceMonday August 10th, 2020

6 quick tips for selecting conference education sessions at an EMS conference
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Back to school vehicle safety tipsMonday August 10th, 2020

9 back to school driving safety reminders for emergency vehicle operators
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A basic overview of shock for EMSFriday July 31st, 2020

A review of shock stages, signs and symptoms and treatments for the EMT or paramedic student
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Is your family ready for a disaster?Friday June 26th, 2020

Take these actions to help prepare your family in case of a natural disaster, so that you are able to help others
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Fireworks safety and injury preventionMonday May 18th, 2020

Share these fireworks injury prevention tips with your community to promote safe celebration
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