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Firefighters / Medical House Calls #956581

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 10, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Costello) The problem for firefighters and other first responders from people calling 911 for routine health care issues featured; scenes shown of Washington DC’s Paramedic Engine 10, the busiest fire engine in the country, making house calls; details given of Washington’s idea for offering targeted care for the regular callers. [DC Fire-EMS Capt. David McLAIN†- says we have a medic on board.] [DC Fire-EMS Joey KELLER†- says there are a lot of stubbed toes, stomach pains and headaches.] [DC Fire-EMS Chief Dennis RUBIN†- comments on the early intervention program.]

Williams, Brian;
Costello, Tom

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