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Posted on: June 8, 2018


RFD EMS Division Chief Eric Mann

By Todd Wildermuth

Public Information Officer

City of Roswell

As chief of the Emergency Medical Services Division of the Roswell Fire Department, Eric Mann doesn’t hesitate when describing what it takes to be a good paramedic. A paramedic himself, Mann has b...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Hot vehicles pose danger to children

kids in hot car (website)

With temperatures often climbing into triple digits in Roswell and elsewhere in southeast New Mexico, parents and other child caregivers must raise their awareness of the importance of never leaving children inside unattended vehicles. The temperature ins...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Girl honored for rescuing her brother from house fire

RFD award for girl 1 (5-24-18) (web)

Roswell Fire Chief Devin Graham on May 24 presented a plaque to Ms. Rosalinda Gallo, a third-grader at Pecos Elementary School, in recognition of her quick actions to help her younger brother to safety during a fire at the family’s house in Febr...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Be aware of threat of carbon monoxide

CO Sources

Every year nationwide, an average of 20,000 to 30,000 people are sickened by accidental carbon monoxide poisoning and approximately 500 people die from such poisoning, many in their own homes.

High concentrations of carbon monoxide can kill in less than fi...

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