NYC's paramedics and EMTs 'continually short-staffed' as emergency call response times grow longer
EMS union leaders say turnover within the agency, due to a combination of stress and inadequate pay, contributes to a loss of expertise and periodic understaffing.
Sep 23, 5:00 AM
FDNY: 1 In 5 Ambulances, Fire Companies Could Be Offline Monday As NYC Workers Fight Vaccine Mandate
Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro is bracing for shortages by canceling vacations and reassigning uniformed employees who typically work desk jobs back into the field.
Oct 27, 2021 7:55 PM
FDNY Ambulance Driver Caught On Video Grooving Out With No Hands On Steering Wheel
EMT Eric Stone, 22, could face disciplinary action for his goofy and reckless shenanigans.
Updated: Jan 30, 2017 3:05 PM
Woman Pronounced Dead By EMTs Found To Be Alive An Hour Later
"A patrol supervisor heard sounds from the woman that made it seem as if she were still alive."
Updated: Nov 13, 2015 10:22 AM
FDNY, EMTs Can't Take Photos At Holiday Parties This Year
There have been some recent issues with certain firefighters' and EMTs' use of social media, and now the collective sculpted abs of the FDNY are under selfie duress.
Updated: Dec 27, 2013 2:13 PM
EMTs Response Sometimes Delayed By Corpses
EMS workers are forced to wait with corpses until the NYPD shows up. The trouble is, that can take hours.
Updated: Jul 29, 2013 6:01 PM
Disgruntled EMT Shoves Cop Out of Ambulance, Gets Arrested
The city's EMTs are having the Worst Month Ever.
Updated: Apr 2, 2013 10:58 AM
Video: Rat Rolling Along Sidewalk Reveals Cruelty Of Man, Life
A video of a rat rolling along like a child rolling down a hill at recess might be a whimsical escape from the banality of life, if the rat weren't in all likelihood very ill.
Updated: Sep 27, 2012 9:17 AM
FDNY: No Special Patrols for NYC Beaches
In a startling coincidence with the unofficial beginning of summer and the
Updated: May 24, 2008 11:20 AM
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