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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
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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