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1 Dead After Car Plunges Into Anacostia River

A water rescue is underway after a car overturned into the Anacostia River in Southeast Sunday morning.

06/08/2014

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D.C. EMTs Didn’t Follow Protocol, Woman Later Dies

The D.C. Fire Department has launched an investigation into its handling of a recent 911 call for help after a 50-year-old woman died just hours after she was seen by the department’s EMTs.

04/14/2014

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D.C. Fire Chief Boost Paramedic Hiring at Hearing

Washington’s fire chief says the recent hiring of nine new paramedics has alleviated some of the stress on the department.

12/04/2013

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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Man Dead After DC Ambulance Shut Down During Transport

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.

05/29/2013

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Two-Alarm House Fire On Glenbrook Road In NW Is Under Control

A two-alarm house fire on Glenbrook Road in Northwest D.C. that could be seen from Crystal City has been contained.

06/29/2012

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Coast Guard Finds No Sign Of Overturned Boat In D.C., Despite Report

Authorities say they’ve found no evidence of an overturned boat in the Potomac River after getting a report from the driver of a passerby car.

04/25/2012

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4 Rescued From Burning D.C. Home, 2 People Transported To Hospital

Four people have been pulled from a burning home in NW, Washington, D.C. Two of the victims have been transported to a local hospital, one of which may be battling life-threatening injuries.

04/05/2012

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Fire At Anacostia High Scool, Two Firefighters Injured, School Evacuated

There was a fire at a local high school and the D.C. Fire Department says one of its own was hurt combating the flames.

02/17/2012

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