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Rig burns, power disrupted, but no injuries - Firefighter jumps from rigRead More »
Firefighters were responding to a nearby water main break.Read 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 »
Fire Director Alvin Benson says rig was inspected by driver hours before but nothing wrong was noticed.Read More »
No firefighters hurt in crash into fence. Collision blamed on brake failure.Read More »
Firefighter Bradley Harper, Phoenix Fire Department dies from injuries after being pinned between fire truck & ambulance. Phoenix police officer died today at same hospital after hit & run.
Firefighter Harper was pinned between a fire engine and ambulance as the two vehicles passed each other.Read More »
UPDATED – More questions about DC fire department’s readiness: Inspections sideline two reserve ladder trucks. City’s former emergency manager says fleet is a ‘true concern’.
Damaged cable on aerial ladder cited.Read More »
Video: Citizen who lost son praises EMS response but blasts DC firefighters. Tells hearing they are ‘terrorists’ trying to make Chief Ellerbe look bad.
Alvin Bethea's testimony actually shows some progress made by the department after an ugly chapter that was opened 18-years-ago.Read More »
UPDATED – News report: While apologizing to council for giving wrong info on reserve fleet, DC fire chief & dep. mayor again gave wrong info about reserve fleet.
At the same time DC Chief Ellerbe & Deputy Mayor Quander told council there were 4 fully stocked reserve ambulances ready to go, look what Ambulance 16 found.Read More »