Stroke Victim Transported in D.C. Fire Truck

District firefighters were forced to take a man suffering from a stroke to a hospital in a fire truck Thursday evening because the closest ambulance was seven miles away.

The incident comes just two days after an injured police officer waited almost 20 minutes for an ambulance.

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Now, a top city leader is calling for immediate action, reported News4's Shomari Stone.

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