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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

Canadian Woman Dies during Ambulance Delay and Diversions

Three hours and seven ambulances later, 87-year old woman dies.

Posted Thursday, February 14, 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

Michigan Family Blames Son’s Death on Ambulance Delay

City claims house fire with people trapped occurred at the same time.

Posted Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Republican National Convention Closes Routes to Florida Hospitals

Major roads to Tampa General, All Children’s and Bayfront will be blocked.

Posted Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Houston Fire Chief Revises Dispatch Policy

Nearly 7 percent of the low-priority EMS calls turned out to be patients who needed ALS.

Posted Friday, November 11, 2011

Family Questions Houston’s Ambulance Response after Daughter’s Death

Critics call it a serious problem with the city's new emergency dispatch system.

Posted Thursday, November 3, 2011

Audit Finds Atlanta 911 Call-Taking and Dispatching Greatly Delayed

Delay of information is more than 10 times the national average.

Posted Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Closest Paramedic Units Questioned in Pennsylvania Community

Citizens were surprised to learn the closest paramedic unit is not always the first on the list to respond.

Posted Friday, July 29, 2011


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