Washington’s fire chief says the recent hiring of nine new paramedics has alleviated some of the stress on the department.
A D.C. firefighter is accusing the fire chief of injuring him when he grabbed the firefighter’s cellphone at the scene of an ambulance fire.
The D.C. Fire and EMS Department is touting improved response times in recent months.
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.
The D.C. firefighters’ union says it has no confidence in Chief Kenneth Ellerbe to lead the department.
D.C. fire officials are proposing a change to ambulance shifts that would remove 14 advanced life-support vehicles from service during overnight hours.
Lon Walls, Public Information Officer for D.C. Fire and EMS, was suspended for comments he made on social media website.