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DC Fire & EMS Department looking at encryption of radio channels. Navy Yard shooting cited as example.
Deputy Mayor for Public Safety cites Washington Navy Yard shooting as example of why they are considering keeping public from hearing radio traffic.Read More »
Navy firefighters: Failure of NDW radio system impacted saving lives following Navy Yard shooting rampage.
Federal firefighters union president calls for resignation of managers who failed to deal with radio system problems.Read More »
Navy Yard rampage update: TV station questions DC paramedic staffing. Efforts of U.S. Park Police crew highlighted.
TV station reports seven medic units and two paramedic engine companies did not have paramedics on board Monday when shooting spree occurred.Read More »
Radio traffic as firefighters and paramedics work with police to get to the victims of Monday's shootings at the Washington Navy Yard.Read More »
No one injured in the crash on Saturday.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 »
Two DC firefighters accused by female firefighter of sexual assault. Two supervisors’ actions are part of the investigation.
Female firefighter says she was touched on her thigh in the middle of the night. Questions about whether supervisors reported her complaint.Read More »