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Woman collapses across the street from fire station, waits 30 minutes for ambulance

A screenshot of the call log showed the woman called five minutes earlier than what the dispatch office claimed

WASHINGTON — A woman collapsed Tuesday from heat exhaustion across the street from a DC Fire and Rescue station — but had to wait nearly 30 minutes for an ambulance to arrive.

Lisa Jones Taylor called 911 after she fell ill at a metro station.

“I don’t know what was going on. I just know I was just getting dizzy,” Taylor told WJLA.

Although the Office of Unified Communications, which runs the city’s 911 system, said the call came in around 2:40 p.m., Taylor refuted the claim.

“It was 2:35, I can show you right here on my phone,” Taylor said.

Taylor sent a screenshot of the call log to the office, who then stated there was “some confusion and some difficulty trying to get the exact location from the caller.”

“I just thank God that it was nothing life-threatening,” Eunik Jones, Taylor’s daughter said.