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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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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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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Nov
20
2014

Christmas comes early for Engine 2

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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

150 Year Anniversary

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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.
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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