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Work Continues in Identifying 9/11 Remains

Of 21,000 remains that have been recovered, nearly 9,000 are unidentified.

Posted Friday, September 9, 2011

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9/11 EMS Providers Offer Powerful & Compelling Words

Find out why we chose the title "Out of the Darkness" for our 9/11 digital supplement.

Posted Wednesday, September 7, 2011

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East Coast Quake Highlights Difficulty in Evacuating Nation's Capital

Report from five years ago criticized the region's emergency response plan as "not sufficient"

Posted Thursday, August 25, 2011

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East Coast Rocked by Strongest Quake Since 1944

There were no immediate reports of deaths, but fire and EMS officials in D.C. said there were at least some injuries.

Posted Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Feds Create Training Standards for Suspicious Powders

NIST is working with its partners at various agencies to enhance coordination.

Posted Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Bill Would Establish National Safety Standards for Air Ambulances

It would, for the first time, tie Medicare reimbursements to national air ambulance safety standards.

Posted Tuesday, July 26, 2011

IG Faults D.C. Paramedic's Response to ‘Acid Reflux’ Case

Although the patient said he didn't want to be taken to the hospital after complaining of chest pains, the report suggests responders should have done more to persuade him to go.

Posted Thursday, June 9, 2011

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D.C. BLS Ambulances Out of Service as Hot Weather Arrives

Union claims there is no reserve fleet to depend on.

Posted Wednesday, June 1, 2011

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Suspicious Letters Spark Hazmat Calls at D.C. Schools

Everything has been to a laboratory for analysis

Posted Friday, May 6, 2011






 

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