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No Ambulance Dispatched To Help Dying Detroiter

February 1, 2012

A family in Detroit is struggling to understand why an ambulance never arrived after they called 9-1-1 when their father was having a heart attack. Joe Glenn died last Thursday. His wife suffered a stroke and died two days later. But the head of the union representing emergency medical technicians in Detroit – Joe Barney – tells WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter city amblances were never dispatched to the scene…because 9-1-1 operators failed to inform them about the situation