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Two DC firefighters divert from emergency to pick up fast food

Internal report shows firefighters admit going to Chick-fil-A instead of directly to woman with chest pains

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Paul Wagner, WRC-TV/NBC4:

Two D.C. firefighters are accused of putting an emergency call on hold so they could pick up a bite to eat.

Sources familiar with the investigation say on Friday afternoon the two got a call for a woman suffering from chest pain at an office in Northeast.

ALS is considered a priority call. But according to an account in a D.C. Fire and EMS report, the two firefighters assigned to Ambulance 3 said it had been a busy day and they were hungry and fatigued and wanted to stop for food.

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