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Report Finds Failures with DC Apparatus and Maintenance

City officials initially claimed no such report or earlier summary existed.

Posted Wednesday, November 27, 2013

SafetyPAD Technology Reduces D.C. “Frequent Flyers” by 48 Percent in 2013

Technology implemented in “Street Calls” program frees up time to respond to more critical calls.

Posted Tuesday, October 29, 2013

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New Paramedics Join D.C. Fire and EMS Department

New hires will not be serving as “firefighter/paramedics”.

Posted Thursday, October 17, 2013

Verizon Center Terminates Contract with D.C. Fire and EMS Department

Popular venue goes with a company that can provide comprehensive coverage.

Posted Monday, October 14, 2013

D.C. Fire, EMS Crews Honored for Navy Yard Response

Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe presented medals to first responders.

Posted Monday, September 30, 2013

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D.C. Fire Truck Transports Sick Child to Hospital

Nearest ambulance was five miles away.

Posted Tuesday, September 24, 2013

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Shooting at Washington, D.C. Navy Yard; 13 People Killed

A police officer and two female civilians were wounded.

Posted Monday, September 16, 2013

ACLU Asks D.C. Fire Chief for Explanation of Paramedic’s Reassignment

Whistle blower protection and first amendment pointed out in letter.

Posted Friday, September 13, 2013

D.C. Paramedic Disciplined Over Letter to City Council

Paramedic Botwin was taken off the streets despite medic shortage.

Posted Friday, September 6, 2013






 

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