DC Fire and EMS
A 90-year-old woman was taken to a hospital on a fire engine after she waited 30 minutes for a D.C. ambulance to arrive.
An outgoing District of Columbia deputy fire chief has delivered a scathing assessment of Chief Kenneth Ellerbe.
A D.C. paramedic had to transport a toddler suffering from seizures to a hospital in a fire truck Friday because the closest available ambulance was across town.
The officer in charge of the D.C. fire company that didn’t offer immediate aid to a man who collapsed across the street is retiring.
D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells says the city’s fire and EMS department has been responsible for “one inexcusable catastrophe after another.”
Becoming aware of emergency preparedness procedures is critical as there is often little warning when a disaster or emergency strikes.