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Firefighter in D.C. Patient Death Case Heads Back to Academy

Probationary firefighter ordered back to academy for remedial training.

Posted Monday, September 15, 2014

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DCFEMS Medical Director Leaves for New Post

Dr. Miramontes accepts new positions in San Antonio.

Posted Monday, September 15, 2014

D.C. Interim-Fire Chief Makes Modest Improvements in Department Problems

EMS union leader is skeptical of chief’s ability to make changes.

Posted Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Disciplinary Actions Released in Case of D.C. Patient Death; Fire Chief Says Not Serious Enough

Interim fire chief disappointed over results related to January incident.

Posted Friday, August 22, 2014

New D.C. Fire Chief Faces Multiple Problems

Labor, staffing, fleet and image difficulties are in front of interim chief.

Posted Monday, July 7, 2014

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D.C. Fire Chief Steps Down

Complaints and controversies mark Chief Ellerbe’s service.

Posted Thursday, June 5, 2014

D.C. Firefighters Transport Patient in Engine

Officials investigate error that caused ambulance not to arrive.

Posted Thursday, May 29, 2014

D.C. Lieutenant Denies Refusing to Help Patient

Retired officer speaks about death across from firehouse.

Posted Monday, May 12, 2014

D.C. Lieutenant in Patient Death Retires Without Discipline

Deputy Mayor and Fire Chief say Davis is free to file paperwork.

Posted Monday, April 14, 2014


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