Brickbat: They Call Me the Fireman

Medric Mills had a
heart attack across the street from a District of Columbia fire
station, so his daughter rushed across the street for help. There
were reportedly five firefighters on duty that day. But none of
them would cross
the street
 to help. The daughter says she was told they
couldn’t do anything unless they were dispatched. Even the pleas of
a police officer couldn’t get the firefighters out of the station.
Meanwhile, the ambulance that was sent for Mills was mistakenly
directed to an address 26 blocks away. Mills died while waiting for

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