Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the increase in heroin-related deaths an “urgent public health crisis” and says first responders should carry with them drugs to reverse the effects of an overdose.
Relatives of a man who died after he collapsed across the street from a Washington fire station are calling for the firefighters involved in his case to be fired.
An investigation into fires in three District of Columbia fire department ambulances in August says the blazes were accidental.
D.C. officials are asking police to investigate after two D.C. fire department ambulances caught fire on the same day.
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.
A D.C. councilmember is calling on Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe to step down amid questions about the department’s ability to handle medical calls.
A man who D.C. police say exchanged gunfire with officers Wednesday is dead after a city ambulance was shut down while he was being taken to a hospital.
A Scottsville woman faces charges of taking an ambulance from a parking bay at the University of Virginia Medical Center’s emergency department.
The District of Columbia’s fire chief has apologized for recent failures that led to slow ambulance response times, but two D.C. councilmembers say they remain concerned about the chief’s management of the department given its staff and equipment shortages.
A Washington man who was billed after his father died while waiting for an ambulance says he has gathered more than 170,000 signatures online protesting the charge.