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A DC firefighter was arrested for filling fake prescriptions while wearing his uniform, the second District firefighter arrested this week.
On Monday, a D.C. Council committee met to discuss the Cecil Mills tragedy and to try to determine how big the problems in the D.C. Fire and EMS Department are.
An empty ambulance helped block off 16th Street for parking on Saturday as family, friends and District leaders packed into a church to celebrate the life of Cecil Mills, the man who died outside a D.C. Fire station without getting any help from firefighters.
A family's heartbreaking loss has set off new questions about the District's emergency response, and public safety officials are trying to sort out how a dying elderly man was left unattended next to a fire station.
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The District of Columbia fire department is hiring nine new paramedics as it continues to address a shortage that has led to slow responses to some medical emergencies.
There are claims that the D.C Fire and EMS Department's ability to respond to emergencies has deteriorated under the current fire chief. But he's saying ambulances and fire trucks now are responding to critical calls faster.
D.C. police are investigating an allegation that a female firefighter was sexually abused inside the M Street fire house on Friday, May 31.
Five D.C. firefighters have been placed on desk duty after one of them made a Facebook post that criticized the D.C. police.
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