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DC EMS Services to Receive $3.7M for Improvements

WASHINGTON — D.C.’s emergency medical services will receive $3.7 million in extra funding to enhance services, Mayor Adrian Fenty and D.C. Fire Chief Dennis Rubin announced on Monday.

The funding, which must be approved by the D.C. Council, will help pay for program staff, EMS training, new field supervisors and medical supplies and tools, Fenty announced. It will also pay for programs to manage the District’s high EMS call volume.

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