DC fire dept. strains to provide emergency care

Associated Press
DC fire dept. strains to provide emergency care

FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2010, file photo, Kenneth Ellerbe Washington then-Washington Mayor-Elect Vince Gray's nominee for Chief of Fire and Emergency Medical Services, center, talks as fellow nominees, Police Chief Cathy Lanier, left, and Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice Paul A. Quander, Jr., listen during a news conference in Washington. Critics of the D.C. Fire and EMS department say it is struggling to keep up with the city’s growing population and increasing number of emergency medical calls because it has too few paramedics. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez, File)

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