Charlie LeDuff posts an update
DETROIT (WJBK) – It's a story we've been covering for more than a year — FOX 2 taking a closer look at the way Detroit manages its ambulance service. What we uncovered was a deadly system on the verge of collapse.
Posted December 20, 2011
Mike "FossilMedic" Ward
July 02, 2011: “More Ambulances, More Training, Less Fear” New Detroit Fire Commissioner Donald Austin reaches out to medical community, says 22 new transport units will start arriving in January. Not writing up guys for minor uniform infractions
Yesterday's report raises questions if the ambulances have been ordered.
Also on FireGeezer…
- Detroit EMS can only get 50% of its crews on the road. Promised ambulances from two years ago never purchased. – January 29, 2013
- 164 Detroit Firefighters will be laid off next month – June 25, 2012
- LAFD reduces Light Force staffing to put 11 additional ambulances on the road – April 30, 2013
- LAFD gets $1.6M to staff 11 ambulances with overtime crews until June – May 7, 2013