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D.C. woman leaves ambulance when paramedics argue (Video)

A woman claims she was being taken by ambulance to get medical treatment, but got out because the paramedics were having such a heated argument that she didn't feel safe.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 07:38am EDT

Tags: Rose Preston, D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services, d.c. fire department, D.C.

With no ambulances available, D.C. fire truck transports toddler to hospital

Scared their child was going to die, a D.C. couple was bewildered that no ambulance was available to help Saturday night. The boy had to be taken from their Northeast D.C. home to the hospital in a fire truck.

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 02:23pm EDT

Tags: kristi king, fire truck

Trouble mounts with D.C. ambulance fleet amid White House incident

The trouble with fire equipment and ambulances in the District of Columbia is growing even as the fire department plans to buy new equipment.

Wednesday - 08/14/2013, 07:45am EDT

Tags: d.c. fire department, Hank Silverberg, D.C. Firefighters Association, Dabney Hudson

DC ambulance on White House call runs out of gas

The D.C. fire department says an ambulance was taken out of service while on a run to the White House because it ran out of gas.

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 05:27pm EDT

Tags: White House, D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services, gas

First responders to change treatment of cardiac arrest patients

When a medical emergency strikes, the ambulance often speeds the patient to the hospital. But the steps could be different when the patient is suffering a heart attack.

Saturday - 07/20/2013, 11:56am EDT

Tags: heart attack,

Ambulances clear road with radio warnings in Ecuador

Ambulances in Ecuador are trying something different to get drivers' attention as they respond to emergency calls.

Saturday - 07/06/2013, 07:59am EDT

Tags: Radio

DC Council poised to reject ambulance redeployment

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 07:50pm EDT

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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, fire truck, Kenneth Ellerbe

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, response times, Kenneth Ellerbe, Paul Quander

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Officer's long wait for D.C. ambulance stirs debate

A District of Columbia police officer seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash had to wait at least 15 minutes for an ambulance from Prince George's County because none were available in Washington.

Thursday - 03/07/2013, 06:55am EST

Tags: Paul Quander, Prince George

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