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D.C. Ambulance Delay Raises New Concerns over Response Times

Officers give up after waiting 20 minutes for an ambulance.

Posted Thursday, March 19, 2015

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D.C. Mayor Names new Fire Chief

Former Seattle Fire Chief Gregory Dean has been selected to lead the department.

Posted Tuesday, March 3, 2015

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Oil Train Wrecks Increase Call for Tougher Safety Rules

White House is under pressure to approve standards.

Posted Friday, February 27, 2015

D.C. Mayor Removes Encryption of Fire and EMS Radio Communications

Previous administration was rebuked by chiefs from neighboring departments.

Posted Thursday, February 12, 2015

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NTSB: Fans Pushed Smoke on Passengers in D.C. Subway Train

Investigation finds several operational errors by transit agency.

Posted Thursday, February 12, 2015

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MedStar Trauma Team Recalls Treating D.C. Metro Patients

Team was already treating two heart attack patients prior to subway tragedy.

Posted Tuesday, February 10, 2015

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Cell Phones Better Than Radios for D.C. First Responders

Union representatives tell city council about Metro radio problems.

Posted Friday, February 6, 2015

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Site of D.C. Navy Yard Shooting Reopens

12 killed and four wounded in 2013 shooting.

Posted Tuesday, February 3, 2015

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Long Wait for Help in D.C. Subway Incident

Timeline confirms reports of passengers waiting over a half-hour for help.

Posted Thursday, January 15, 2015


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