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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

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

Mechanical Failure Caused D.C. Ambulance Shutdown

Faulty valve interrupted transport to hospital with gunshot patient.

Posted Friday, June 7, 2013

D.C. Ambulance Shuts Down On Way to Hospital

Crew continued CPR while waiting for another ambulance to arrive.

Posted Thursday, May 30, 2013

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Washington, D.C. Faces a Critical Paramedic Shortage

Union president says leadership is playing medic unit roulette.

Posted Friday, May 17, 2013


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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