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An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Ambulances To Bypass Long Island College Hospital Starting At Midnight

Beginning at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, ambulances will responding to 911 calls will be diverted from Long Island College Hospital, as the facility prepares to close its doors next week.

05/14/2014

At least three ambulances were engulfed in flames in an early morning fire in Inwood, NY on May 2, 2014. (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS 2)

Early Morning Fire Engulfs Ambulances In Inwood, Long Island

It happened just before 3 a.m. Friday at a lot for an ambulance supply company on Sheridan Boulevard in Inwood, Long Island.

05/02/2014

A Jersey City Medical Center ambulance. (credit; CBS 2)

Ambulances Go High-Tech To Prevent Crashes

Now there’s a device that’s helping some ambulance drivers operate more safely as they work to help others.

12/12/2013

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Limited Ambulance Service Resumes At Long Island College Hospital

In the latest court battle to keep Long Island College Hospital open in Brooklyn, ambulances once again have begun rolling on a limited basis.

09/08/2013

An FDNY ambulance (Photo: CBS 2)

Outrage Becoming The Norm When It Comes To New York City’s New 911 System

Documents obtained by CBS 2 show delays in calls coming to EMS ranging from minutes to hours. One delay was two and a half hours and another was five hours.

06/11/2013

Ambulance Interior (file / credit: clipart.com)

Ambulance Coverage Cutbacks In Bergen County Threaten To Increase Response Times

The Bergen County Regional Emergency Medical Service is like the cavalry, there when you need them, a backup for several Bergen County towns.

03/01/2012

Many roads remained unplowed in Brooklyn. (credit: Sameh Abdelazim)

Husband: Wife Waits 30 Hours For Ambulance In NYC

O’Daly’s husband, Jim Leonhardt, described her ordeal, saying she spent the hours after her fall lying on her floor, pale-faced and screaming in agony whenever anyone tried to move her leg or adjust a pillow.

12/29/2010