• D.C. ambulance fleet lags behind goal of 49 in service

    WASHINGTON — While 911 calls have surged this summer, the District’s available ambulance fleet has consistently lagged below stated goals. In March, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the ambulance fleet would swell to 49 during peak hours,…

  • Firefighter claim fuels problems facing D.C. Fire

    A D.C. firefighter has filed a claim detailing a scuffle with the fire chief over photos of an ambulance fire last week.

  • 2 D.C. ambulances catch fire

    A D.C. ambulance caught fire on Tuesday morning while responding to an emergency call in Southeast.

  • Man steals D.C. ambulance

    A patient who stole a D.C. ambulance Saturday morning following a minor crash will face a felony theft charge.

  • Some ambulances to Nats Park pulled for faulty AC

    D.C. Fire and EMS has been pulling ambulances because of faulty air conditioning. The move left Nationals Park without half the ambulances on hand as normal.

  • D.C. Council blasts ambulance scheduling plan

    After a series of problems with the District\’s ambulance fleets, the D.C. Council signaled Friday that it wants to take a closer look at manpower and staffing levels and repudiated an attempt by the Fire Department to rebalance the number of ambulances available during the course of a day.

  • Councilmember concerned about available ambulances in D.C.

    The District of Columbia. Population: 630,000. Available ambulances: three.