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Shortage of EMTs means trainees will be on the job New Year's Eve

A shortage of uniformed EMTs will require over 50 trainees to get on-the-job experience during one of the busiest nights of the year: New Year’s Eve.

Oren Barzilay, the President of FDNY EMS Local 2507, said Sunday that the move created risks for both revelers and medics who will treat them.


Ambulance in Times Square. ...