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Ambulance service slowed due to mounds of snow/ice

Friday, February 04, 2011

More snow is the last thing people want to hear, especially if you drive the streets of New York City.

Ambulance crews are having a particularly tough time with piles of snow, potholes, and mounds of ice.

From maneuvering stretchers on slick sidewalks to negotiating slippery one-lane streets, a frigid New York City is one frozen obstacle course for ambulance crews.

EMT's and paramedics say they've seen a big spike this week in slip and fall fractures.

However, some EMT's thinks New Yorkers are finally starting to find their frozen footing.

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