FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle+RSS Feed
Fire EMSEMS TodayEMS Insider

D.C. Rescue Squad Responds to Unusual Ambulance Call

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - A rescue squad had to be called in at Howard University Hospital Thursday to rescue a person from the back of a District of Columbia ambulance.

Officials say that a patient was being transported to Howard with undisclosed but non-life threatening injuries sustained in a car accident just before noon when first responders realized that they couldn't open the back doors of the ambulance.

The crash happened near where D.C. 295 and Pennsylvania Avenue intersect in Southeast D.C.

D.C. Fire and EMS officials say that a rescue squad met the ambulance at the hospital, where they were able to get the patient out.


Collapse at Washington Watergate Garage

One person was injured when three stories of the parking garage collapsed.

Nepal Airport Closed to Large Aircraft

Large planes cause runway damage forcing authorities to halt specific aircraft from landing in Kathmandu.

More Rural Hospitals Closing

A growing number of facilities across the country face growing difficulties.

Milwaukee Launches Community Paramedic Program

Pilot program with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee looks at follow-up care.

Cherokee Nation EMS Paramedic Training Named Top in Industry

Program is first and only tribe to receive accreditation from Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.

Colorado Residents to Benefit in Ambulance Contract Split

Change in contract for Colorado Springs is seen a way for faster response times and increased funds.

Features by Topic

JEMS Connect




Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

Featured Careers