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Ambulance in NY Stuck in snow


fdnyemsPublished: December 28, 2010

New York Times

A woman with stroke symptoms in Midwood, Brooklyn, waited for an ambulance for six hours, finally arriving at the hospital with telltale signs of advanced brain damage. In Forest Hills, Queens, bystanders waited for three hours next to a man lying unconscious in the snow before they were able to flag down help. And in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, a mother in labor who started calling 911 at 8:30 a.m. on Monday did not get an ambulance until 6 p.m., too late to save the baby.

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Future Pages

The site has now been developed using a Joomla content management system. This will allow me to constantly add to the content of the site and easily change the look in the future while keep all the pages and content intact.

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Fire Service Directorate

The following text is taken from the Dept of Environment Website for more information on the board members etc visit their site

The decision to establish the National Directorate was announced by the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government on the 22nd June, 2009. The Directorate operates under the aegis of the Local Government Division of the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government.

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Work Experience

Transition Year Work Experience

Each year some fulltime brigades primarily Dublin Fire Brigade takes on transition year students for work experience usually for one week in duration. Schools should contact the human resources section of the brigade for placements.

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Ambulance Service

2009 Mercedes AmbulanceDublin Fire Brigade operates 12 emergency ambulances in Dublin with all operational Firefighters rotating from fire to ambulance duties. Firefighters are registered Paramedics with the Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council.

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