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City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: CBS 2)

Christine Quinn Outraged Over Emergency Response Time After Intern Passes Out During Brooklyn Event

“It just took over a half an hour to get to a place where a young girl had fainted, was lying on the street, in sweltering heat,” Quinn said. “It’s inexcusable.”

07/16/2013

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Union Claims FDNY Is Underreporting Response Times To Close More Fire Houses

The firefighters union is accusing FDNY Commissioner Sal Cassano of deliberately underreporting the time it takes for fire trucks to arrive at an emergency.

05/22/2013