Nov
20
2014

Christmas comes early for Engine 2

new engine pic
For the past month members of Engine 2 have been working to get the new wagon in service, well this evening the members of Platoon #1 officially put the new wagon in service. The old Engine was the oldest frontline Engine in the department, it was 12 years old. Thanks to all who assisted in
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Nov
14
2014

Congrats Technician Boone

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The members of Engine 2, Rescue 1 and the office of the Deputy Fire Chief would like to congratulate Technician Patrick Boone of Rescue 1 #2 on his retirement. Technican Boone retires after 31 dedicated years to the citizens and vistiors of the District of Columbia. Technician Boone was appointed to Engine 12 on January
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Nov
4
2014

Engine runs small first due fire

420 7th nw
Engine 2 responded to an automatic fire alarm at 420 7th St NW. Engine 2 arrived on scene and investigated the alarm and found a fire in the elevator machine room. Engine 2 requested the box be filled. The fire was contained to the elevator equipment. Engine 2 returned to service shortly after.
Nov
4
2014

150 Year Anniversary

150 year anniversary
Attention all interested, the Washington City Fire Department will be celebrating 150 years of service, which means that Engine 2, along with Engine’s 1 and 3 will be celebrating. All are invited to attend, especially current and past members of Engine 2. See the flyer for futher details.
Nov
2
2014

Engine and Rescue run house in NW

1550 17th nw
Rescue 1 was alerted for the report of a house fire in the 1500 Block of 17th St NW, Units arrived on scene and found fire showing from the rear. Units quickly began to gain access and extinquish the fire. Rescue 1 arrived on scene, completed a search and also assisted in other fireground operations.
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Oct
30
2014

Rescue runs one trapped in NE

rescue mvc
Rescue 1 responded to New York Ave and Montana Ave NE, where a vehicle that was involved in a police pursuit had crashed, which caused the occupant to become trapped. Rescue 1 arrived on the scene used numerous extrication tools to free the occupant from the vehicle. The patient was then handed over to awaiting
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Oct
23
2014

Rescue runs a below grade rescue

rescue below
Rescue 1 was alerted for the report of a below grade rescue in the area of Southern Ave and South Capitol St. Units arrived on scene and found a man that had fallen about 20 feet down into a creek. Rescue 1 and 3, Engine 25 and Truck * all assisted in the rescue of
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Oct
19
2014

One of our own honroed

Earlier this year on March 29th, 2014 Rescue 1 Platoon #1 Sgt. Scott Richardson was detailed to Rescue 3 for the tour, and had run a fire that morning in the 1200 Block of Stevens Road SE, intial reports stated a house was on fire with people trapped. Units quickly arrived on scene and found
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Oct
17
2014

Accident with Entrapment for Rescue 1

Rescue 1 responed for the report of a motor vehicle collison in the area of 12th St and Rhode Island Ave NE. Units arrived on scene found a motor vehicle collison with one occupant trapped. Rescue 1 arrived on scene and quickly began to extricate the occupant. Once the occupant had been extricared, the patient
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Oct
7
2014

Squad runs House in NE

In the early morning hours Rescue 1 responded to a house fire in the 1200 Block of Florida Ave NE. Units arrived on scene with fire showing from the second floor. Units began to make an attack on the fire on the second floor along with some fire in the cockloft of the house. Rescue
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