A captain is the most seriously injured and was held for observation at the burn unit.Read More »
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A must read: Update on two young firefighters who almost died in a Prince George’s County house fire.
The story of Kevin O'Toole & Ethan Sorrell of Bladensburg VFD.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 »
DC update: Fire investigators determined ambulance fires were accidental before deputy mayor called for police investigation.
Deputy Mayor Paul Quander had fire investigators recuse themselves from task force after their initial findings.Read More »
A bizarre DC update: Ellerbe wanted Rubin’s ‘head on a stick’. The Rube finally uses Ellerbe’s name and he gets back-up from his own arch-enemy. Oh yes, and there is some real news.
It's getting stranger and stranger in DC.Read More »
Getting uglier in DC: Deputy Mayor strongly defends getting police on the burning ambulances case. Union shows picture of street sign being used as an engine heat shield.
Deputy Mayor Paul Quander: "How many instances are you aware of where two fire engines or two fire apparatuses have caught fire on the same day within a three hour period? Any? Next question."Read More »