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DC’s Bravest at Work

Stories of DC’s Bravest at Work

This section on our website will highlight the stories about our work by those we serve, as well as local media.

Zips Cleaners Fire - Connecticut Avenue NW

Box Alarm - Metro Center

Retired Assistant Fire Chief Edward Mills to Become Manassas Fire Chief

Gas Leak - Kennedy Street NW

Vehicle Rescue - Rock Creek Parkway

Working Fire - U Street NW

2-Alarm Fire - 20th Street NE

Working Fire - St. Elizabeth Campus

Technical Rescue - V Street NW

Electric Shock - Union Station

Working Fire - 14th Street SE

Dog Brought to DC Firehouse with Stab Wound

DC Fire and EMS New Elevator Rescue Key

Working Fire - Otis Street NE

Cardiac Arrest Near US Capitol

Thanksgiving Celebration

DC Fire and EMS Give Thanksgiving Baskets

DC Fie and EMS Provide Holiday Safety Tips

Working Fire - Tilden Street NW

Senior Building Apartment Fire - 24th Street NW

DC Fire and EMS Awards Ceremony and Celebration

DC Fire and EMS Celebrates Retired Firefighter Harry Kelly's 104th Birthday

Working Fire - Blues Alley Club

Apartment Fire - Park Road NW

Working Fire - Euclid Street NW

Working Fire - Blues Alley Club

Structural Accident - Clermont Drive NE

Gun Shot Victim Walked to Engine 32

Working Fire -  Croffut Place SE

Box Alarm - Peabody Street NW

Fire Prevention Week

Capitol Hill Restoration Society House Expo

National Fallen Firefighters Memorial 

Working Fire - Minnesota Avenue SE

DC Fire EMS and Metropolitan Police Department Joint Training

Women Struck by Metro Train - Friendship Heights Station

Working Fire - 45th Street NE

Vehicle Fatality - Massachusetts Avenue NW

Working Fire - Lincoln Road NE

Vehicle Accident - Southern Avenue and Valley Terrace SE

Brush Fire - Anacostia Park  

International Burn Camp Visit at Engine 2 

DC Fire and EMS 150th Anniversary Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service 

Orange Line Metro Train Arson/Arrest

White House Gas Leak

Chiefs of Staff Roles Nationwide 

Arson Investigation - Oglethorpe Street NE

September 11th Remembrance

Metro Arson Fire - Eastern Market Station

US Capitol Police Deliver Baby

Vehicle in to Structure - Maryland Avenue NE

Overturned Vehicle - Connecticut Avenue NW

Burning Vehicle - Nicholson Street NW

Gas Leak - Franklin Street NE

Manhole Explosion - Brandywine Street NW

Gas Leak - 23rd and Savannah Streets SE

Recruit Class 400 Graduation

DC Fire Engine and Tour Bus Collision - Alabama and Pennsylvania Avenues SE

Vehicle/Structural Fire - Anacostia Avenue SE 

DC Firefighter Marcus Branch First Time Homebuyer - District's Home Purchase Assistance Program 

Vehicle in Water Rescue - Anacostia River 

Overturned Vehicle - Independence Avenue NW

Car Strike Home - Florida Avenue NE

DC Fire and EMS vs MPD Battle of the Badges

Working Fire - Mississippi Avenue SE

Working Fire - Crittenden Street NE

Suspicious Substance - Prettyman Federal Courthouse 

Box Alarm - Newark Street NW

DC Firefighter Armstrong Final Shift After 30 Years

Working Fire - Grace Street NW

DC Fire and EMS Presents Deceased Firefighter Degnan's Son with Father's Badge

Structural Fire - Bladensburg Road NE

Water Rescue - Rhode Island Avenue NE 

Drowning Fatality - Potomac River

District Government Agencies Active Shooter Training

Working Fire - Mississippi Avenue SE

Thunderstorm Flooding in DC Region   

Apartment Fire - South Capitol Street SE

Blue Heron Waterway Rescue

Working Fire - Channing Street NE 

2 Alarm Fire - Riggs Washington Hotel

Fatal Lightning Strike - Lafayette Park 

Firefighter Robin Williams Comforts Infant at Accident Scene

Working Fire/Animal Rescue - Douglas Street NE

DC Fire and EMS New Recruiting Efforts

Carbon Monoxide  - Oglethorpe Street NE

Smoke Investigation - Cleveland Park Metro Station

Samaritan Awarded for Water Rescue - Washington Channel   

42nd Street NE - Powerlines Struck/Residents Evacuated

Beat The Heat

Motor Vehicle Crashes into Watergate Hotel 

DC Fire and EMS Chief John A. Donnelly, Sr. 

Construction Workers Rescued - Wisconsin Avenue NW

FOX 5 Zip Trip at The Wharf

Local Area Storm Clean-up

Vehicle Fire - Cathedral Avenue NW

Structural Accident - C Street SE

Apartment Fire and Rescue - Gainesville Street SE

Below Grade Rescue - Rhode Island Avenue NW

Washington Monument Evacuated

Overturned Vehicle - 39th Street and Alton Place NW

Multiple Small Fires at RFK Stadium 

Two Fires in SE DC

Multiple Pedestrians Struck  - Minnesota and Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenues NE 

July 4th Holiday Safety 

Deceased Firefighter Dejuan Woodland

Waste Station Fire - Bates Road NE

Dumpster Fire - Morrison Street NW

8th Street NW Fire During Capital Pride

Abortion Rights Protest - North Capitol and P Streets NW

NIOSH Training Video - 13th Street NE 

Pro-abortion Protester/Frederick Douglass Bridge

Working Fire - Howard Road SE

Moechella Pop Up Festival 

Garage Fire - 8th Street NW

FOX5 Zip Trip First Responders Segment - Union Market

Firefighter/EMT Gerald Bunn

Working Fire - 36th Street, NE

Box Alarm - 1st Street, NE

Gas Leak - Connecticut Avenue NW

Structural Accident - 14th Street NW

Hazmat Investigation - Embassy of the People's Republic of China

Structural Accident - Yuma Street SE

Good Samaritan Rescue - Washington Channel

DC Fire and EMS is Winner of 2022 Best Dressed Public Safety Award

Working Fire - B Street SE

Water Rescue - Washington Channel

Firefighter Matthew Westerbeck Recovery After Car Fire Explosion

DC Fire and EMS Promotes Bystander CPR

Honoring Our Heroes Gala - DC FEMS Chief Oluwafunmike Omasere Honored

Vehicle Fire - Hains Point

Box Alarm - Alabama Avenue SE

DC Fire and EMS Firefighter Kojo Saunders' First Rescue - I Street NE

Water Safety - Memorial Day Weekend

Shooting Victim Walk-in at DC Firehouse 

River Rescue - Anacostia Drive SE 

Box 139 Dedication

3 Generations of DC Firefighters

DC Firefighter Jonathan Tate - Food on the Stove

Overturned Concrete Truck - 1st Street SE

Technical Rescue - Rock Creek Park

Apartment Fire - 18th Street SE

DC Fire and EMS 150th Anniversary Parade

2 Alarm Fire - Brentwood Road NE

3 Vehicle Crash 3 People Medivac to Hospital - Southern Avenue SE 

Carbon Monoxide Leak - The Statesman Apartment Building

Potomac River Safety

Box Alarm - Just Street NE

Fallen Tree on Home - 17th Street, NW

Working Fire - Adams Street NE

Motor Vehicle Crash/Yotel Hotel Lobby - New Jersey Avenue NW

Working Fire - 16th Street NE

Working Fire - Anacostia Avenue SE

Partial Collapse - First Street NW

Box Alarm Fire - 18th Street NW

Working Fire - Georgia Avenue NW 

Potomac River Water Rescue - Ohio Drive SW

Engine Company 4 - 1st African American Fire Station

Box Alarm Fire - Carter Barron Amphitheater - 4850 Colorado Ave NW

Good Samaritan/Vehicle Fire - 2nd and East Capitol Streets NE

Announcement of 1st Female Asst. Fire Chief Queen Anunay

2 Alarm Fire - Park Road NW

Vehicle Crash into Building - Wisconsin Avenue, NW

Person Removed from C&O Canal

Below Grade Rescue - 4th Street SW

DC Fire and EMS - Assisting Senior Residents

Fatal Working Fire - T Street NW

Working Fire/Displacements - 13th Street NW

Working Fire With Multiple Rescues - 6th Street SE

Working Fire - Dupont Circle NW

DC Fire and EMS Apartment Fire Safety Tips

Working Fire - Eye Street NW

Right Care, Right Now Nurse Triage Line

Cadet Fair Shot Media

2 Alarm Fire - G Street SW

Working Fire - 3rd Street SW

Vehicle Crash into Structure - 9th and K Streets NW

Working Fire - Cathedral Avenue NW 

Fire Investigation Leads to Arrest - 18th Street NW

DC Fireboat Rescue - Potomac River 

DC Fire and EMS Aid Baltimore Fire Department During Firefighters Funeral

Multiple Drug Overdoses  

100 Year Anniversary of Knickerbocker Theatre Roof Collapse

Carbon Monoxide Leak - 17th Street NE

Box Alarm - 18th Street NW

DC Fire and EMS Peer Support Dogs

DC Fire and EMS Reflects on January 6

Box Alarm - 17th Street NW

Overturned Vehicle - Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge

Vehicle Strikes Building - Wisconsin Avenue NW

Gas Explosion - Eads Street NE

Fire Marshal Kannry Talks Space Heater Safety

Partial Building Collapse - A Street SE

Metro Incident - Potomac Avenue Station

DC Fire and EMS Reflections on January 6, 2021

Structural Collapse - Good Hope Road, SE

Metro Service Shutdown - McPherson Square and Smithsonian

DC Fire and EMS Response in 1st Winter Storm

Structural Fires - Georgetown Area

Accident With Entrapment - Southern Avenue, SE