San Francisco is in need of more ambulances, according to a report.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports the San Francisco Fire Department has enough funds on hand to buy as many as 16 new ambulances, but has yet to make a purchase.
Meanwhile, ambulance response times are increasing.
The toddler who died after a dolphin statue at Fisherman's Wharf fell on him waited 13 minutes for an ambulance ride to the hospital, which sparked criticism for the fire department.
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Most of the city's ambulances are old and most break down frequently, fire officials told a Board of Supervisors committee this week.