Reporter Paul Wagner: "One by one the members of the group expressed their displeasure with the way the city council was treating the chief and suggested politics and race had something to do with it."Read More »
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More DC news: Paramedic coverage in neighborhoods reduced to handle July 4th events. $12 million lawsuit over delayed New Year’s response. Fire truck breaks down on way to fire. Chief says he’s not resigning.
DC Breaking Local News Weather Sports FOX 5 WTTG Do you want to sell a rig? Click HERE to find out how with SellFireTrucks.com. Ladder truck breaks down on way to apartment fire There has been a lot of DC Fire & EMS Department news in recent days. In the video above WTTG-TV/Fox 5 reporter Paul Wagner shows the department did not ...Read More »
DC Chief Kenneth Ellerbe defends plan to remove all ALS transport units from overnight hours. Says citizens better served moving medics to peak demand hours.
In the past the idea that your local paramedic ambulance is available for your 2:00 PM heart attack but not the one at 2:00 AM has been a hard concept for the public and council members to grasp.Read More »
Paramedic shortage in Nation’s Capital. TV station reports medics leaving DC at high rate due to overwork & stress.
Chief Kenneth Ellerbe says, "I know that we are able to respond to the community every time we have a call".Read More »