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DC councilmember calls on fire chief to step down

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 04:48pm EDT

Tags: Mary Cheh

D.C. Council to examine ambulance response problems

The District of Columbia's fire chief is set to explain why a police officer injured in a hit- and-run had to wait 15 minutes for an ambulance from Maryland.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 05:50am EDT

Tags: D.C. Council

D.C. ambulances and fire trucks out of service for years

D.C. Fire & EMS is coming under fire after a new report raises questions about whether the department is prepared for emergencies.

Saturday - 03/23/2013, 11:40am EDT

Tags: Jamie Forzato, D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services, ambulance, fire truck,

D.C. to keep 2 ambulances on standby

District of Columbia public safety officials are holding a news conference to discuss concerns over ambulance response times.

Friday - 03/08/2013, 06:25pm EST

Tags: tommy wells, ambulance, response times, Paul Quander


Fire dept. investigates 'inappropriate' remarks by training instructors (VIDEO)

D.C.'s fire department is investigating allegations that D.C. Fire and EMS training academy instructors made inappropriate remarks to female cadets.

Friday - 02/22/2013, 10:07am EST

Tags: D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services

D.C. fire chief calls media burns 'sensationalist'

In an interview with WTOP Monday morning, Chief Kenneth Ellerbe, who was tapped for the position by Mayor Vince Gray in December 2010, claims scathing Washington Times reports against him are "unfair," "not accurate" and "sensationalist."

Monday - 03/12/2012, 12:44pm EDT

Tags: D.C. Fire and EMS


Battalion chief faces demotion over beer incident

The head of the D.C. Fire and EMS Department is seeking to demote a battalion chief for being too lax in discipline after beer was found at a station house in Northwest.

Tuesday - 02/21/2012, 12:03pm EST

Tags: Richard Sterne, The Washington Times

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