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D.C. Union Head Calls Reserve Ambulance Plan Too Little, Too Late

Firefighters’ union president says two ambulances are not enough.

Posted Monday, March 11, 2013

11 Injured in Washington, D.C. Shooting

Early morning gunfire injures many in the Sursum Corda neighborhood.

Posted Monday, March 11, 2013

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EMS Today: Gaining and Keeping the Public’s Trust

During the closing keynote, Gordon Graham shared the importance of increasing your agency’s standing in the community.

Posted Saturday, March 9, 2013

D.C. Fire Officials Address Recent Ambulance Response Issues

Recent concerns about response times addressed.

Posted Friday, March 8, 2013

D.C. Firefighters Transport Stroke Victim in Fire Engine

Southeast incident is the third one involving an ambulance responding from far away.

Posted Friday, March 8, 2013

JEMS Announces EMS 10 Award Recipients

JEMS, in partnership with Physio-Control, Inc., announces the top 10 innovators in EMS who drove the profession forward in 2012.

Posted Thursday, March 7, 2013

D.C. Police, Firefighters Unions Outraged after Ambulance Wait

The unions are lashing out at what they call inexcusably long response times for ambulances for an officer who sustained serious injuries in a hit-and-run.

Posted Thursday, March 7, 2013

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EMS Today: Hurricane Sandy & Its Impact on EMS Responders

New Jersey’s response to its largest 9-1-1 call in history was unprecedented.

Posted Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Congress Orders Military to Justify Using Animals in Combat Medic Training

The Pentagon must present lawmakers with a written plan to phase out "live tissue training."

Posted Monday, February 25, 2013


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