Mar
30
2017

Stanley Cup Pays a Visit

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As part of a multi-city promotional tour by NBC Sports, the Stanley Cup stopped by Engine 2 and Rescue 1. Its on a tour to help promote and get everyone excited about the upcoming playoffs. Members enjoyed the visit of the prestigious Stanley Cup and hope it makes its way across the street to the
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Mar
17
2017

Engine runs first due row

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Engine 2 was alerted to respond to the 1600 Block of 4th St NW, BFC 6 was first arriving and found smoke showing. Engine 2 arrived shortly after, forced entry and found a fire on the first floor. Crews encountered hoarding conditions but made quick work on extinguishing the fire. DFC-FFD responded on the working
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Mar
10
2017

Row House on New York Ave NW

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Engine 2 responded to the unit block of New York Ave NW, units arrived on scene with fire showing. Engine 2 responded 4th Due and was assigned exposures. The crew advanced a hoseline up Truck 4′s aerial to the roof to extinguish fire that had made it’s way to the roof. The fire had started
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Apr
4
2016

Engine and Rescue run first due building

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Engine 2 and Rescue 1 responded to the report of a building fire at the Internal Revenue Service. Engine 2 arrived on scene with smoke showing. Engine 2 and Rescue 1 quickly found it to be a transformer fire in the B-1 level of the building. Units had to wait for Pepco to arrive to
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Jan
20
2016

A Full House

Engine 2, Rescue 1 and the Office of the Deputy Fire Chief have welcomed Engine 16 and Ambulance 16 to 500 F St NW. Due to the current renovations of the quarters of Engine 16, Tower 3, BFC 6 and Ambulance 16, the units have been moved temporarily till renovations are complete. Tower 3 and BFC
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Oct
4
2015

Rescue runs early morning row house

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Rescue 1 responded to the report of house fire in the 1600 Block of Riggs Place NW, units arrived on scene and found a kitchen on fire. Rescue 1 arrived on scene, performed a search of the residence and assisted in fireground operations. The search of the residence was negative. The DFC responded on the
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Sep
28
2015

IAFF Burn Camp Luncheon

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Today members of Engine 2, Rescue 1 and the Office of the Deputy Fire Chief hosted the annual IAFF Burn Camp Luncheon. Over 100 attendees were present, the attendees are burn survivors from all around the United States and Canada. Every year they come to Washington DC to visit numerous landmarks in DC. The food
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May
28
2015

Cafritz Award

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The Center for Excellence in Public Leadership along with The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Awards for Distinguished DC Government Employees is an annual program designed to recognize and reward outstanding performance and exemplary service by DC Government employees. Established in 2000, the Awards are presented generally to five individuals who play a critical, yet in
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May
15
2015

A Fitting Tribute

Today thousands gathered to honor our fallen brother Lt. Kevin “Lightbulb” McRae. Many members of Engine 2, Rescue 1 and the Office of the Deputy Fire Chief attend the services, for a Rescue 1 Alumni. Members of Engine 2 Platoon # 1 remained in service paying tribute to Lt. McRae by responding to calls as
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May
6
2015

Tragic Loss

The members of Engine 2, Rescue 1 and the Office of the Deputy Fire Chief send our deepest thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of Lt. Kevin McRae of Engine Co. 6, who passed away while operating on a 2nd Alarm fire in the 1300 block of 7th St NW, earlier this morning.
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