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The chief officers, firefighters, EMTs and paramedics who responded to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol describe responding to the ill and injured
The co-founder of EMS1 shares his concern for a system addicted to the status quo and outlines a path to great medicine
Michael Morse joins the podcast to talk about the inspiration behind his books
Video showed smoke filling the Eastern Market station as an insulator under a train began to burn
Paramedics claim the city has reneged on its promise to count time served before becoming dual-role medics
The girlfriend, a fellow firefighter and mother of his children, ran from the house, and a neighbor killed Carl Braxton, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office said
The Right Care, Right Now program has triaged more than 62,000 low-acuity 911 calls
The department is investigating the incident; the responders said in a report that they were hungry and fatigued
Vito Maggiolo, a spokesman for DCFEMS, confirmed that an adult male was transported from the Waldorf Astoria
Both firefighters were on duty, and the injured person was transported to a hospital
The firefighters and EMS providers are also seeking damages they say they are owed from having to work desk jobs, which pay less, for 18 months
Two people who were critically injured have died, and two others remained hospitalized with life-threatening injuries
The paramedics and current or recent members of the fire prevention division said bias against Black women has affected their pay and opportunities
“Breaking barriers is possible,” said Queen Anunay, who until recently led the EMS division
The woman fell when the sidewalk grate beneath her collapsed
The accusations against Louis “Joey” Mitchell and Charity Keys include accepting bribes of $20,000 each
The department details what its members faced that day and thank DC police for their work to protect the U.S. Capitol
In the video, department members recall stolen supplies, being spat on while treating the injured
DC Fire & EMS firefighters used saws and other equipment to cut through wood and other debris that trapped the man for more than 90 minutes
D.C. Mayor Murial Bowser announced that vaccinations are expected to begin in the capital on Wednesday
Two fire-EMS personnel were among those injured in the collision with a passenger car
Operation Gratitude volunteers spent two days at the D.C. Armory assembling packages for departments in cities directly impacted by 9/11
The Portsmouth Regional Hospital honored the agencies at its annual EMS appreciation banquet Thursday, May 23 at the Jarvis Center
After waiting for more than 20 minutes, a mother took her toddler, who was having an asthma attack, to the hospital
Strong winds ripped off an apartment building’s roof completely and a high school’s roof was partially damaged
A new bill would ensure that D.C. Fire and EMS is reimbursed for care given during transports and at the scene of an emergency
DC Mayor Muriel Bowser said response times have been cut down by a minute and a half
AMR worked with D.C. Fire and EMS and the National Park Service to provide medical care to those attending inauguration festivities last week