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D.C. firefighter charged with filling fake prescriptions

A DC firefighter was arrested for filling fake prescriptions while wearing his uniform, the second District firefighter arrested this week.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 04:13pm EST

Tags: arrests, oxycodone

Council committee considers Mills tragedy

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.

Monday - 02/24/2014, 11:07pm EST

Tags: cecil mills, tommy wells, Paul Quander

Hundreds celebrate D.C. man who died without help

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.

Saturday - 02/08/2014, 08:43pm EST

Tags: cecil mills, Mayor Vincent Gray, max smith

Mayor, family outraged after death near D.C. fire station

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.

Monday - 02/03/2014, 02:16pm EST

Tags: fore station,

Fire lieutenant files for retirement after probe

Friday - 01/31/2014, 07:00pm EST

Tags: Medric Mills,

DC hires 9 new paramedics to address shortage

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.

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 02:19pm EST

Tags: paramedics, fire department,

D.C. fire points to faster response times, union says safety an issue

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.

Sunday - 08/04/2013, 08:05am EDT

Tags: Kenneth Ellerbe, firefighters union, D.C. Fire and EMS

Police investigate abuse allegations in D.C. fire station

D.C. police are investigating an allegation that a female firefighter was sexually abused inside the M Street fire house on Friday, May 31.

Monday - 06/03/2013, 05:03pm EDT

Tags: fire house, sexual abuse, Hank Silverberg

Five D.C. firefighters reassigned after Facebook post

Five D.C. firefighters have been placed on desk duty after one of them made a Facebook post that criticized the D.C. police.

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 10:09am EDT

Tags: DC police, facebook

DC fire changes arson counting method

Sunday - 04/28/2013, 12:59pm EDT

Tags: arson