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First on Scene is a podcast about the people who run toward danger and the people who become heroes in our darkest hour. Boston 25's Blair Miller sits down with first responders to hear the stories of what they see every day.

First on Scene is a podcast about the people who run toward danger and the people who become heroes in our darkest hour. Boston 25's Blair Miller sits down with first responders to hear the stories of what they see every day.
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United States

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First on Scene is a podcast about the people who run toward danger and the people who become heroes in our darkest hour. Boston 25's Blair Miller sits down with first responders to hear the stories of what they see every day.

Language:

English

Contact:

781-467-1300


Episodes

Overcoming the Odds

4/18/2019
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The odds of surviving a heart attack outside a hospital are very low, but a group of first responders in Topsfield were able to bring one man back from cardiac arrest -- three times.

Duration:00:23:05

A Personal Call

4/4/2019
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When a first responder lives in the town where he or she works, calls can be personal. This is a story of sad circumstances. Send us an email to let us know what you think of this show: FirstonScene@Boston25.com. Please rate, review and subscribe to help others find the show.

Duration:00:23:39

Diving In

3/21/2019
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When a fishing boat goes down in 30-foot waves off the coast of Maine, four fishermen are left adrift on a liferaft. A Coast Guard helicopter races to their signal and it's up to Petty Officer Mike Kelly to dive into the water, swim to the raft and get those men out alive.

Duration:00:23:39

Two OB Kits

3/7/2019
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Business as usual turns into déjà vu for a paramedic in Holden, Massachusetts when labor progresses more quickly than two couples anticipated. Rob Nickerson, a jack of all trades when it comes to his first responder duties, sits down with Blair Miller to talk about why carrying two kits is important.

Duration:00:26:11

When The Detector Goes Off

2/21/2019
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Boston EMS crews carry a carbon monoxide detector on their gear. The detectors can turn even routine runs into a massive evacuation. Deputy Superintendent of Boston EMS Ed Hassan joins Blair Miller to discuss the impact of these tools and the danger posed by carbon monoxide fumes.

Duration:00:20:38

A Moving Target

2/6/2019
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When a 911 call is silent, it's up to dispatchers to call back and find out if someone is in need of help. In this case, a man stuck in the back of a garbage truck was in serious trouble as the compactor crushed his body again and again. It was up to dispatch to get him on the phone, it was up to police to find him, it was up to firefighters to rescue him and it was up to paramedics to save him. This is the story of a true team effort.

Duration:00:22:57

First Contact

1/24/2019
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The first person you speak to in an emergency when you call for help is usually a dispatcher. Someone who gets the people you need where they need to be. In this episode, we talk with Dawn Heirholcer from Brewster Ambulance about a call she will never forget and the things she says to people to keep them hanging on.

Duration:00:23:49

First on Scene Trailer

1/24/2019
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From Boston 25 News, First on Scene is a new podcast all about the people who run toward danger and become heroes in our darkest hours. Host Blair Miller sits down for in-depth conversations with first responders to talk about the things they see every day.

Duration:00:01:10