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Welcome

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Founded in 1978, Foxwall EMS is a volunteer Advanced Life Support ambulance service. Foxwall is dedicated to providing the best possible emergency coverage to the Fox Chapel, Aspinwall, and Blawnox communities in north Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. On these pages you will find information about Foxwall, its members, and its services. Please contact usĀ if you have […]

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Blink

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Tripp Clarke, Foxwall board member and creator of 321Blink, has created a short video segment featuring Foxwall. Foxwall EMS: Show Segment from 321Blink on Vimeo.

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Raising Money for a New Home

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By Tawnya Panizzi, Staff Writer Originally printed in the Herald (1 June 2006) Foxwall EMS is expected this week to kick-off its $250,000 capital campaign to help cover the cost of building its new home along Squaw Run Road. Having outgrown its location adjacent to the Fox Chapel municipal building along Fox Chapel Road, Foxwall […]

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Emergency Emergency

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Originally printed in the Winchester Thurston School Newsletter – WT Today – Winter 2003 Tom Moore ’04 and Winston Posvar ’04 began volunteering with an Emergency Medical Service in the fall of 2002, and last summer were certified as Emergency Medical Technicians. Now each volunteers 12 hours or more a month with two different Emergency […]

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Foxwall Seeks Financial, Volunteer Help

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by Jan Adam, contributing writer Originally printed in The Herald (6 December 2001) Austin Henry was face down in a puddle the first time Rick Duffy saw him. Henry and some classmates had been running and sliding down a muddy slope when he hurt his neck. He could not move, and the school’s athletic trainer […]

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Saving Lives – It Goes Both Ways

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by Ann McKenna Fromm Originally printed in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette – Saturday, January 13, 2001 Five years ago, I went back to school to become an emergency medical technician. I knew the stories: Paramedics saved lives. They had once resuscitated a dying baby in my neighborhood. That child is now a thriving 15-year old […]

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Heart Scare Leads to Healthy Appreciation of Her Blessings

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by Mary Lee Gannon Originally printed in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (20 December 2000) About the time my newspaper carrier was pitching news of the Nasdaq onto my driveway Friday, I was creating my own plummeting index on an electrocardiogram. I had awakened with chest pains, sweats, tingling fingers, and lightheadedness. I couldn’t make it down […]

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Saving Lives and Studying

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by Justin McClelland Originally printed in the Pitt News (November 17, 2000) This summer, Pitt sophomore Ben Abo found himself four vehicles behind the president of the United States while at home in Cherry Hill, N.J. Usually such a position merits a stop and possible search by the Secret Service, especially when the driver is […]