Posts Tagged ‘fems’

Report: Injuries in School Bus Incident Near RFK Stadium [UPDATE]

More than a dozen people were reportedly injured.

Family of Man Who Died After Botched DCFEMS Response Weighs Legal Action

Albert Jackson, 67, died on Jan. 3 at his home in Northeast.

FEMS Department Faces Heavy Criticism at D.C. Council Hearing

"We can't afford to keep making these types of mistakes," Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie said.

Bowser on FEMS Official’s Resignation: ‘Nothing Really Shocks Me’

The department's medical director recently resigned, saying "people are needlessly dying."

Pedestrian Reportedly Struck Near Van Ness-UDC Metro Station

A person was apparently struck near UDC Law's campus.

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle Near Franklin Square

The victim has been transported to an area hospital "with serious but non-life threatening injuries."

Person Struck by Bus Near the Convention Center

A person was transported to an area hospital with "critical injuries."

At Fire-EMS Hearing, Councilmembers Express Concerns over Mayor’s Emergency Plan

“Both our people and equipment are overwhelmed on a daily basis.”

Photos: D.C. Cab Crashes Into Building

 
A D.C. Diamond cab crashed into the Inter-American Development Bank building on the corner of 13th Street and New York Avenue NW late this morning.
Two people have been transported to the hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries, according to Timothy Wilson, a spokesman for the D.C. Fire and EMS Department. He did not say whether [...]

Public Kicked Out of Hearing on Man Who Collapsed Outside Fire Station

On Tuesday, the office of Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe sent a press release alerting the media that the D.C. Fire and EMS trial board would hold a hearing Wednesday morning to determine whether the lieutenant involved in the Medric Mills case is guilty or innocent and, if necessary, mete out disciplinary action.
But minutes after the [...]

District Line Daily: Shaky Gray Grounds

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Amid the latest allegations that Vince Gray knew about the Jeff Thompson-financed shadow campaign, is the [...]

District Line Daily: More on the Death of Medric Mills

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An internal fairs report into the January death of Medric Mills near a fire station [...]

Deputy Mayor on Death of Medric Mills: “A Total Disregard for Human Life”

At the end of the five-hour meeting, all parties could agree on one thing: A complete failure of the system contributed to the tragic death of Medric Mills, the elderly man who collapsed across the street from a fire station in January on Rhode Island Avenue NE and died of a heart attack after none [...]

District Line Daily: Greater Crater Washington

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This season's bitter winter has created a record number of potholes in the D.C. region, [...]

“We Want Someone to Take the Blame for This Tragedy”

The family of an elderly man who collapsed outside a fire station and later died after a firefighter refused to help him wants the District to change a law they say unfairly protects the city and its employees when they don't come to the aid of residents in need.
The personal injury law firm representing Medric [...]

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