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Tag Archives: ALS
Benton County, Washington Firefighter Ty Schoenwald tells his storyRead More »
Two linemen told firefighters in Finley, WA the scene was safeRead More »
IG report confirms DC did not have sick-out last New Year’s Eve. Blames management on department’s staffing issues.
Read entire report on DC's staffing woes.Read More »
Salt Lake City's paramedic service in its infancy.Read More »
Deputy mayor had been concerned that something untoward was happening.Read More »
UPDATED: DC announces new ambulances, firefighters & medics. ALS training program plans fall apart. Chief here to stay.
One reporter says Chief Ellerbe's portion of press conference sounded as if he was giving a resignation speech, but Mayor Gray still supports his fire chief.Read More »
DC update: Washington Post editorial again backs Chief Ellerbe. TV station gets documents that confirms department’s staffing issues.
Despite all the headlines, The Washington Post Editorial Board doesn't waver in its defence of Chief Ellerbe.Read More »
UPDATE: Assault complaint filed against DC Chief Kenneth Ellerbe. Firefighter says his cellphone forcibly taken after ambulance burned.
Chief Ellerbe previously told reporters tbat he "asked" to see the firefighter's phone.Read More »
News report: Angry DC fire chief grabs smartphone out of hands of firefighter after ambulance burns.
News report indicates DC Fire & EMS Department Chief Kenneth Ellerbe, upset that photos of a burning ambulance were on web, grabs firefighter's smartphone.Read More »