They are part of a national partnership from agencies across the country stepping in to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
The new directive comes as hospitals are dealing with an influx of coronavirus patients.
Concern is running so high in New York City that some FDNY EMS members are reportedly sleeping in their cars to avoid infecting their families with coronavirus.
The spike in deaths in New York was another sign of the long fight ahead against the global pandemic.
The United States continues to lead the world in coronavirus infections even after a spike of new cases reported in Italy.
Five of the injured are firefighters. There was no report on the specifics of their injuries or condition.
The number of dead in the U.S. rose to 1,041 as of late Wednesday, with nearly 70,000 infections.
Peter Hosey, the EMS Incident Commander at the scene, recalls the devastating fire and medical response 30 years later.
Nearly 14,800 people in New York City have been diagnosed with coronavirus as of Tuesday.
Officials with the MetroAtlanta Ambulance Service say the move is only a precautionary measure.