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Outrage After Injured DC Officer Waits 20 Minutes for Ambulance

Chief: "It is inexcusable that a D.C. ambulance was not available"

Thursday, March 7, 2013

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WASHINGTON (NBC) -- Accoriding to records from D.C. Fire & EMS, the timeline of events is below:

  • At 6:34 p.m., D.C. Fire & EMS received a 911 call about the injured officer.
  • At 6:42 p.m., a D.C. fire engine arrived with a paramedic on board. But no D.C. ambulances were available to respond to the scene.
  • At 6:52 p.m., Prince George's County emergency crews arrived.
  • At 7:03 p.m., the injured officer left the scene in a Prince George's County ambulance on the way to MedStar Washington Hospital Center -- 29 minutes after the initial 911 call.

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