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New Head Of EMS Appointed With Goal Of Reducing Response Times

Mayor Mike Duggan has appointed a new Detroit EMS Chief.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2014

An ambulance in downtown Detroit. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ) File

Detroit Fire Official: Bedbugs Found In City Ambulance

The words “Don’t Enter, Bed Bugs, Toxic,” were written on the door to the EMS unit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2014

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New EMS Rigs Hit Detroit Streets

Another delivery of new ambulances for the Detroit Fire Department Emergency Medical Service Division.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2013

Driver Extracted From Detroit EMS Vehicle After Crash

The Jaws of Life had to be used to extract an EMS worker from the rapid response vehicle after it was broadsided by another vehicle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2013

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Detroit Police, Emergency Radio System Goes Offline Again

For the second time in six weeks, Detroit police, fire and EMS were forced to work without an operating emergency radio system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2013

A volunteer "victim" is moved at the scene of a mock shooting. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ

SWAT Teams, EMS Respond To Mock University Shooting

As SWAT teams searched for “the gunman,” nurses questioned volunteer “victims” at the scene.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2013

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Detroit Police, Emergency Radio System Breaks Down

In what was described as a crisis in the city, Detroit police, fire and EMS struggled, Friday morning, without the use of internal radio communications.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2013

Fire Truck The Cause Of Blaze At Plymouth Fire Station

An unusual situation in the city of Plymouth where a fire truck goes up in flames inside of the fire station.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2013

Latex gloves arrive for Detroit firefighters. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

Community Responds To Firefighters’ Plea For Supplies

A group of Detroit Firefighters are thanking the community Sunday morning, after making an urgent plea for latex gloves over the weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2013

OCC Combined Regional Emergency Services Training Center

Emergencies are staged at OCC’s Combined Regional Emergency Services Training (CREST) center, a training “city” that simulates emergency situations faced by law enforcement, fire and EMS departments and civilian first responders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2013