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Rookie D.C. Firefighter Saves Elderly Woman From House Fire

A 19-year-old who has only been with the D.C. Fire and EMS Department for a few months is being hailed as a hero after battling an intense house fire to save an elderly woman trapped in her room.

07/24/2014

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Paramedic Barred From Patient Contact After Letter

A District of Columbia paramedic has been temporarily barred from contact with patients after he sent a letter to the D.C. Council about staffing shortages that he says are endangering city residents.

09/06/2013

Mayor Vincent Gray stands in front of two of the city's 30 new ambulances. (Credit: Matt DelSignore/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

D.C. Announces New Ambulances, Paramedic Hires

The District of Columbia Fire and EMS department is bolstering its depleted ranks with new ambulances and nine new paramedics.

08/27/2013

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D.C. Fire and EMS Says Response Times Improving After Controversies

The D.C. Fire and EMS Department is touting improved response times in recent months.

08/02/2013

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