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First Responders Adapting To Fewer Fires, More Medical Emergencies

Calls for help are changing in this country.

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Weather Does Not Appear To Be A Factor In Route 40 Crash That Killed 1, Injured 2

Weather does not appear to be a factor in a crash on Route 40 that killed one and injured two others Wednesday morning.

01/22/2014

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Man Who Drove Stolen Ambulance Into Md. Gets 2 Years

A man who stole an ambulance from a Delaware hospital and led police on a chase into Maryland that included a stretch going the wrong way on Route 50 has been sentenced to more than two years in the Queen Anne’s County Detention Center.

08/03/2013

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Legal Q&A: Medicare & Ambulance Services

The rules regarding Medicare payment for ambulance services can be complex. Medicare will pay for the emergency transportation to a hospital or a skilled nursing facility when other transportation could endanger your health.

07/08/2013

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D.C. Fire Department Sued Over Man’s Death

Relatives of a man who died while waiting for an ambulance in the District of Columbia on a day when dozens of firefighters called in sick have filed a $12 million wrongful death lawsuit against the city’s Fire and EMS Department.

07/03/2013

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DC Fire Chief Called To Step Down Amid Medical Response Concerns

A D.C. councilmember is calling on Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe to step down amid questions about the department’s ability to handle medical calls.

07/02/2013

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D.C. Council Poised To Reject Ambulance Redeployment

The D.C. Council appears poised to reject a proposal by the city’s fire department to deploy more ambulances during the daytime and reduce the number on duty during the overnight hours.

06/27/2013

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D.C. Fire Chief Apologizes For Ambulance Failures

The District of Columbia’s fire chief apologized Thursday for recent failures that led to slow ambulance response times and for failing to maintain accurate information about the readiness of the department’s fleet, but he insisted that the department has the resources it needs to handle major emergencies.

03/28/2013

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Report: 3 Ambulances Could Have Helped D.C. Officer

Three District of Columbia fire department ambulances could have transported a seriously injured police officer who had to wait 15 minutes for an ambulance from Prince George’s County, Md., city officials said in a report that placed the blame for the delay on individual employees.

03/21/2013

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D.C. Officials Still Investigating Ambulance Absence

D.C. Deputy Mayor Paul Quander says officials are still investigating whether some fire department rescue units inappropriately went out of service when a police officer was injured in a hit-and-run crash.

03/08/2013

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Injured Officer’s Long Wait For D.C. Ambulance Stirs Debate; 3 Men Arrested

A District of Columbia police officer seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash had to wait at least 15 minutes for an ambulance from Prince George’s County because none were available in Washington.

03/07/2013

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4 Injured In Baltimore City Detention Center Stabbing

A Maryland corrections official says four men were taken to hospitals after a stabbing at the Baltimore City Detention Center.

03/01/2013

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