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Allegations of Sabotage against D.C. Ambulances

Cameras were considered being installed to catch employees tampering with vehicles.

Posted Monday, March 25, 2013

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Seven Disciplined Over D.C. Ambulance Delay

Report finds multiple protocol failures when officer was struck.

Posted Thursday, March 21, 2013

D.C. Fire Officials Address Recent Ambulance Response Issues

Recent concerns about response times addressed.

Posted Friday, March 8, 2013

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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