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A fire engine crew waited on D Street Southeast for the ambulance, which was rerouted to another call before the woman fell unconscious and the crew loaded her into the fire truck and got her to the hospital.
A woman claims she was being taken by ambulance to get medical treatment, but got out because the paramedics were having such a heated argument that she didn't feel safe.
Scared their child was going to die, a D.C. couple was bewildered that no ambulance was available to help Saturday night. The boy had to be taken from their Northeast D.C. home to the hospital in a fire truck.
The trouble with fire equipment and ambulances in the District of Columbia is growing even as the fire department plans to buy new equipment.
The D.C. fire department says an ambulance was taken out of service while on a run to the White House because it ran out of gas.
When a medical emergency strikes, the ambulance often speeds the patient to the hospital. But the steps could be different when the patient is suffering a heart attack.
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Ambulances in Ecuador are trying something different to get drivers' attention as they respond to emergency calls.
D.C. Fire & EMS is coming under fire after a new report raises questions about whether the department is prepared for emergencies.
District of Columbia public safety officials are holding a news conference to discuss concerns over ambulance response times.
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