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Police Requested to Investigate D.C. Ambulance Fires

Two ambulances catch fire on the same day in the latest fleet problems.

Posted Wednesday, August 14, 2013

D.C. Ambulance in Presidential Motorcade Runs Out of Gas

New maintenance and security concerns over a faulty fuel gauge.

Posted Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Majority of D.C. Ambulances Out of Service in July

Summer heat blamed for problems with air conditioning.

Posted Thursday, August 8, 2013

Baseball Game Highlights Latest in D.C. Ambulance Shortage

Eight medic units downgraded due to lack of paramedics.

Posted Monday, July 22, 2013

D.C. Rescue Squad Responds to Unusual Ambulance Call

Patient unable to get out of ambulance due to stuck doors.

Posted Friday, July 19, 2013

MedSTAR Helicopter Service Celebrates 30 Years

Medevac from Virginia county to D.C. hospital was first of many flights.

Posted Friday, July 5, 2013

Medical Calls Spur Call for DC Fire Chief's Resignation

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.

Posted Tuesday, July 2, 2013

D.C. Councilman Reports “No Confidence” in Ambulance Re-deployment Plan

14 medic units are planned to go out of service after midnight.

Posted Friday, June 28, 2013

D.C. Councilman Finds Few Ambulances Available During 911 Center Tour

Only three units available in one part of the city highlight readiness problems.

Posted Tuesday, June 11, 2013


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