Nighttime Training for Latest Batch of BIEMRs: Photo Gallery

At dusk on Saturday, March 16, twenty-six newly minted Bainbridge Island Emergency Medical Responders gathered in the upper parking lot of Fort Ward Park. Their impending mission was to complete a nighttime training exercise and stress test on the penultimate day of their two-weekend Wilderness First Responder course. The stress part of the exercise was … More Nighttime Training for Latest Batch of BIEMRs: Photo Gallery

Manzanita Park Mayhem Preps Volunteers for Emergency Response

In Manzanita Park mayhem erupted last Wednesday, October 10, around 7 p.m. Someone hollered, “Bear!” and then shots rang out, followed by man screams. The man, trying to defend himself from the bear, shot himself in the foot and accidentally shot his companion hunter. Meanwhile, two other hunters fell out of a tree, one sustaining … More Manzanita Park Mayhem Preps Volunteers for Emergency Response

New BIEMRs in the Hopper

Early Monday morning, on October 8, nineteen eager volunteers sat in a semicircle in the meeting room at Bainbridge Island Fire Department’s Station 23. Before this crop of new BIEMRs stood Remote Medical International instructors Adrienne Boland and Lauren Ledford. The group was part of the third training round of Bainbridge Island Emergency Medical Responders. … More New BIEMRs in the Hopper

From WFRs to BIEMRs: Through a Concert, Demo, Expo, and Nighttime Training

Fall has been a busy season for the Bainbridge Island Emergency Medical Responders. Not only did we provide first aid for a music festival at Waterfront Park (Nomadikfest), but we also participated in The Three Days of Preparedness Expo and Demo. We’re looking ahead next week to our first nighttime training event, which will be … More From WFRs to BIEMRs: Through a Concert, Demo, Expo, and Nighttime Training

Day Two of Three Days of Preparedness

The Bainbridge Island Emergency Medical Responders answered many questions  today, September 29, at the City- and Bainbridge Prepares-sponsored Three Days of Preparedness Expo held at City Hall. Scores of people attended the event to collect emergency information handouts, gather some free emergency supplies provided by Puget Sound Energy, try out the earthquake simulator (which, by … More Day Two of Three Days of Preparedness