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Changes Made in D.C. Sick Leave Policies after Death

After resident’s death, supervisors will be required to immediately fill vacancies.

Posted Thursday, January 17, 2013

D.C. Paramedic Staffing Plan Met with Skepticism

Chief says call volume, not manpower, is the issue.

Posted Wednesday, November 14, 2012

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Washington Fire Chief Plans Removal of ALS Transport

Schedule adjustment will rely on paramedic engine companies for off-peak hours.

Posted Tuesday, November 13, 2012

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Report Finds D.C. Fire Boat Needs Significant Repairs

John H. Glenn Jr. was found “obsolete” in an earlier report.

Posted Monday, November 12, 2012

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Overwork, Stress Causing D.C. Paramedic Shortage

"You cannot go home, you will be put on charges,”

Posted Tuesday, November 6, 2012

D.C. Fire/EMS Chief Never Fully Vetted

The complaint is supported by statements attesting to inappropriate behavior and intimidation on the part of Chief Kenneth Ellerbe when he headed the Sarasota County (Fla.) Fire Department.

Posted Thursday, March 8, 2012

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D.C. Paramedic Placed on Leave after Patient Death

Investigation looks at ignored protocols or a bad decision.

Posted Thursday, December 1, 2011

Officials Halt D.C. Fire, EMS Twitter Use

Communications Director Lon Walls says Twitter is "OK for parties and that type of stuff,"

Posted Thursday, September 22, 2011

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D.C. BLS Ambulances Out of Service as Hot Weather Arrives

Union claims there is no reserve fleet to depend on.

Posted Wednesday, June 1, 2011






 

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