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Virginia Beach (VA) Firefighters Attacked During Rescue Attempt

Virginia Beach (VA) Fire Department

Virginia Beach firefighters were “pushed and kicked” as they attempted to treat a man gravely injured in a motorcycle crash, reports The Virginian-Pilot.

Some in the crowd then followed an ambulance to a hospital, where they “began to jump on, kick and hit multiple EMS vehicles,” according to a fire department briefing.

Allegedly some of the crowd angrily questioned the firefighters about why it took them so long to respond.

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