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How Close Is Too Close? Hard Question for Orlando Paramedics (abstract)

Since the Columbine High School massacre in 1999 in Colorado, paramedics have struggled with how close they should get to active shooter scenes when they know there are wounded victims who need help. The federal guidelines suggest that victims' chances of survival improve when paramedics go into "the warm zone."

Source: Orlando Sentinel

  • Topics:
    • Protected content
    • Operations
    • Large-Scale Response
    • Active Shooter
  • Resource Type:
    • Article
  • Organizational Author:
    • External

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