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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.

2018 Stories of DC’s Bravest at Work

Stephanie Ramirez: "Engine 29, truck 5 firefighters remember their fallen colleague", WUSA9, April 22, 2018

Martin Weil: "DC firefighter dies after highway accident in Pennsylvania", Washington Post, April 22, 2018

Staff: "DC firefighters mourn 20-year veteran killed in crash", NBC4, April 22, 2018

Staff: "DC firefighters honor firefighter killed in Pennsylvania crash", FOX5, April 22, 2018

Heather Graf and Kendra Mann: "DC fire department mourns loss of firefighter killed in Pennsylvania car crash", ABC7, April 22, 2018

Tyler Lane: "DC firefighter dies after car crash", DCW50, April 21, 2018

Doug McKelway: "Amid dark clouds over US farms, some see opportunity to prosper", Fox News, April 19, 2018

Martin Weil: "Cat rehabilitated after fire in Columbia Heights building", Washington Post, April 2, 2018

Peter Hermann: "Woman seriously injured in fire at residence in Northeast Washington", Washington Post, March 28, 2018

Staff: "Firefighters Rescue 3 Women From Burning DC Home", NBC4, March 28, 2018

Staff: "3 women rescued from DC fire, officials say", FOX5, March 28, 2018

Nancy Chen: "Hero 24/7: DC fire captain Shawn Downs leaps into action", ABC7, March 28, 2018

Dana Hedgpeth: "Fire at DC rowhouse under construction", Washington Post, March 23, 2018

Kris Kramer: "District rolls out option for minor 911 calls", Current Newspapers, March 21, 2018

Melissa Howell: "Driving tips when emergency vehicles are in the area", FOX5, March 9, 2018

Staff: "Officials: Juvenile suffers critical injuries after being pinned underneath bus in D.C." ABC7, March 9, 2018

Staff: "Juvenile pedestrian struck, pinned underneath tour bus near MLK Memorial in DC" FOX5, March 9, 2018

Gina Cook: "Boy Hit by Tour Bus Near MLK Jr. Memorial in DC: Police" NBC4, March 9, 2018

Staff: "DC Fire: Boiler fire breaks out at 2-story row building in Northeast" ABC7, March 8, 2018

Staff: "Residents displaced after fire in utility room of Northeast DC home" FOX5, March 8, 2018

Staff: "DC construction worker rescued from bottom of 12-foot pit" ABC7, March 7, 2018

Staff: "Officials: 2 workers with potentially serious injuries after NW DC scaffolding collapse" ABC7, March 7, 2018

Marina Marraco & Staff: "2 workers injured during scaffolding collapse" FOX5, March 7, 2018

Staff: "DC construction worker rescued from bottom of 12-foot pit" ABC7, March 7, 2018 

Jack Pointer: "Driver critically injured when wind-downed tree lands on car in DC" WTOP, March 2, 2018

Sam Sweeney and Stephen Pimpo Jr.: "2 hospitalized, 1 firefighter injured in 2-alarm fire in Logan Circle in DC, officials say" ABC7, Feb 22, 2018

Staff: "Large Fire in Logan Circle Sends Plumes of Black Smoke Into Air" NBC4, Feb 22, 2018

Julia Airey. "D.C. hopes new firehouse part of area’s revitalization" The Washington Times, Feb 19, 2018

Staff. "Man rescued after car crashes into Rock Creek" FOX5, Feb 16, 2018

Staff. "Officials: Man rescued from car after it runs off Rock Creek Pkwy, crashes down embankment" ABC7, Feb 16, 2018

Staff." 4 taken to the hospital after being stuck on elevator in NW DC" WUSA9, Feb 15, 2018

Clarence Williams. "Five people taken to hospital after being trapped in D.C. hotel elevator" The Washington Post, Feb 15, 2018

Staff. "Elevator stalls with 26 people at Marriott Marquis, several require medical assistance" ABC7, Feb 15, 2018

Stephen Pimpo Jr. "2 seriously injured after DC crash that left people trapped, officials say" ABC7, Feb 5, 2018

Staff. "5 displaced after SE DC apartment fire" WUSA9, Feb 4, 2018

Michael E. Miller. "Two women make daring escape from D.C. fire" The Washington Post, Feb 3, 2018

Staff. "DC Fire: DC Fire: Person rescued from third floor, taken down ladder in Southwest townhouse fire" WJLA, Feb 2, 2018

Dana Hedgpeth. "Person rescued from 3rd floor of townhouse in Southwest Washington" The Washington Post, Feb 2, 2018

Andrea Swalec. "1 Hurt After Crane Collapse in Navy Yard" NBC4, Feb 1, 2018

Tyler Layne. "Neighbor saves woman on fire in D.C." DCW50, Jan 29, 2018

Joslyn Chesson. "Woman critically hurt in DC house fire; hoarding hinders fire crews" WTOP, Jan 29, 2018

Kendra Mann. "Officials: Woman sustains critical injuries in 'severe hoarding' fire at DC row house" ABC7, Jan 29, 2018

Aimee Cho and Sophia Barnes. "Off-Duty DC Firefighter Saves Neighbor After Home, Clothes Catch Fire" NBC4, Jan 29, 2018

Staff. "Woman, child rescued from house fire in DC" FOX5, Jan 26, 2018

Nahal Amouzadeh. "Delivery man hurt after getting trapped between two vehicles in DC" WTOP, Jan 20, 2018

Robert Barnes. "Paramedics treat Sotomayor at her home and clear her to go to work" The Washington Post, Jan 19, 2018

Megan Cloherty. "Ice breaker: How this fire crew is cracking DC’s icy waterways" WTOP, Jan 10, 2018 

Susan Phillips. "Woman injured after jumping to safety in DC apartment fire" WUSA9, Jan 10, 2018

Staff. "Candle causes fire that forced woman to jump from apartment window" FOX5, Jan 10, 2018

Staff. "1 Critically Injured After Jumping From Burning DC Building" NBC4, Jan 10, 2018

Dana Hedgpeth. "Woman jumps from second-floor apartment after fire in Southeast D.C." The Washington Post, Jan 10, 2018

Sam Ford. "DC Fire's boat breaks ice as only vessel navigating the Potomac" ABC7, Jan 9, 2018

Staff. "D.C. Marina Fire Engulfs Two Boats" Chesapeake Bay Magazine, Jan 8, 2018

Cameron Thompson. "Several fires across region on New Year’s Day" DCW50, Jan 2, 2018

Mike Carter-Conneen. "Local fire departments warn against going out on thin ice" ABC7, Jan 2, 2018

Staff. "Fire in Southeast DC apartment building displaces 14 people" FOX5, Jan 1, 2018

Kendra Mann. "DC firefighters thaw ladders with flares while battling 2-alarm rowhouse fire in Northwest" ABC7, Jan 1, 2018

Stephen Pimpo Jr. "DC apartment covered in ice after water used to put out major fire freezes; 14 displaced" ABC7, Jan 1, 2018

Hawa Konte. "FIREFIGHTER HURT AFTER FALLING THROUGH FLOOR WHILE BATTLING DC FIRE" WUSA9, Jan 1, 2018 
 

2017 Stories of DC’s Bravest at Work

Martin Weil. "Fire breaks out on busy Adams Morgan restaurant block" The Washington Post, Dec 23, 2017

Derrick Ward. "Ten People Displaced After Flames Rip Through Homes in Southeast DC" NBC4, Dec 23, 2017

Stephen Pimpo Jr. "Officials: Fire destroys DC home, damages 2 others leaving 9 people displaced" ABC7, Dec 23, 2017

Dacry Spencer." Mary's Center Delivers Holiday Cheer, Toys to Kids" NBC4, Dec 23, 2017

Staff." Adams Morgan Restaurant Damaged by Fire" NBC4, Dec 23, 2017

Staff. "Officials: Fire causes ‘significant’ damage to funeral home in Northeast D.C." ABC7, Dec 23, 2017

Staff. " Firefighters reunite with family of baby they helped deliver" FOX5, Dec 22, 2017

Eliana Block. "Verify: Could plugging a space heater in a power strip cause a fire?" WUSA9, Dec 12, 2017

Selena Simmons-Duffin. "Do You Have 60 Seconds? D.C. Wants To Teach You CPR" WAMU Dec 11, 2017

Martin Weil. "Chimney, fireplace incidents hint at worries for Santa" The Washington Post, Dec 11, 2017

Martin Weil. "On snowy day, car crashes into house in Southeast Washington" The Washington Post, Dec 9, 2017

Staff. "The one best idea for ending sexual harassment" The Washington Post, Dec 8, 2017

Staff. "7 residents displaced after DC apartment fire" FOX5, Dec 4, 2017

Peter Greenberg. " Radio Guest List—Hay–Adams Hotel, Washington, D.C." Peter Greenberg, Nov 30, 2017

Selena Simmons-Duffin. "D.C. EMTs Who Saved New Jersey Man Receive ‘Save Coin’" WAMU, Nov 30, 2017

Bob Barnard. "Cardiac arrest victim thanks DC first responders who saved his life at Union Station" FOX5, Nov 29, 2017

Derrick Ward and Ambar Pardilla. " New Jersey Man Reunites With DC Firefighters, Paramedics Who Saved His Life" NBC4, Nov 29, 2017

Wright,Kristin. "Critically Injured D.C. Firefighter Thankful to Be Alive, With Family" NBC4, Nov 23, 2017

Kelly, John. "She dropped her new iPhone into a storm drain. Could the firefighters rescue it?" The Washington Post, Nov 19, 2017

Cirruzzo, Chelsea. "3-year-old boy rescued from burning van outside daycare." WUSA9, Nov 14, 2017

Staff. "3-year-old hospitalized after van fire in front of daycare in DC, officials say." ABC7, Nov 14, 2017

Green, Molette. "Firefighter Cook-Off Week: DC Throws Down After Challenge." NBC4, Nov 12, 2017

Pickarski, Rachel. "Carbon monoxide poisoning at U St. building sends 8 to hospital." WTOP, Nov 12, 2017

Ramirez, Stephanie. "9 people hospitalized for severe carbon monoxide exposure in DC." WUSA9, Nov 12, 2017

Aubert, Amy. "DC Fire stresses importance of CO detectors after 9 hospitalized due to high levels." ABC7, Nov 12, 2017

Aubert, Amy. "D.C. woman who suffered cardiac arrest thanks first responders for saving her life." ABC7, Nov 9, 2017

Phillips, Susan. "3 adults, 2 children rescued from DC apartment fire." WUSA9, Nov 7, 2017 

Hughes, Ryan. "Officials: 1 injured after DC apartment fire, 5 people escape by ladder." ABC7, Nov 7, 2017

Staff. "Several People Rescued After SE DC Apartment Building Catches Fire." NBC4, Nov 7, 2017

Staff. "The DC Fire Department hosted FIRE OPS 101 Saturday." FOX5, Oct 29, 2017

Simmons-Duffin, Selena. "D.C. Launches Tools To Speed Up Help For Heart Attacks." WAMU, Oct 27, 2017

Gerber, Drew. "D.C. announces new emergency services tools to save people in cardiac arrest" The Washington Post, Oct 27, 2017 

Sturdivant, Christina "D.C. Launches New Tech Tools To Help Heart Attack Victims." DCist, Oct 26, 2017

Williams, Clarence. "One cautious step at a time, an injured firefighter leaves hospital." The Washington Post, Oct 25, 2017

Gordon, Chris. "DC Rookie Firefighter Hit by Fire Truck 3 Months Ago Heads Home." NBC4, Oct 25, 2017

Wagner, Paul. "DC firefighter critically injured makes remarkable recovery, discharged from hospital." FOX5, Oct 25, 2017

Staff. "DC firefighter seriously injured after being hit by fire ladder truck leaves hospital." ABC7, Oct 25, 2017

Hughes, Ryan. "DC Fire: Family escapes blazing house fire on Foxhall Road with their 2 dogs." ABC7, Oct 06, 2017

Tschida, Stephen. "Smoke seen for miles after fire breaks out at apartment building in Logan Circle." ABC7, Oct 06, 2017

Massimo, Rick. "2-alarm fire in Northwest DC sends smoke through area." WTOP, Oct 06, 2017

Hedgpeth, Dana. "Fire breaks out at home in upper Northwest Washington." The Washington Post, Oct 6, 2017

Cirruzzo, Chelsea. "Apartment fire reported near Logan Circle." WUSA9, Oct 05, 2017

Ackland, Matt. "Logan Circle fire: Firefighter injured in high-rise blaze in Northwest DC." FOX5, Oct 05, 2017

Staff. "DC Fire: 2 taken to hospital after early morning auto crash in Northeast." ABC7, Oct 05, 2017

Sherwood, Tom. "First Responders Get Help Buying DC Homes." NBC4, Oct 04, 2017

Nadeem, Reem. "125 firefighters battle flames in Embassy of Ecuador." WTOP, Sept 27, 2017

Staff. "Fire breaks out at Embassy of Ecuador" The Washington Post, Sept 27, 2017

Associated Press. "Fire erupts at Ecuadorean Embassy in District of Columbia." WUSA9,  Sept 27, 2017

Staff. "Officials: Large fire hits Embassy of Ecuador in DC, 2 firefighters hospitalized." ABC7, Sept 27, 2017

Staff. "Fire damages Ecuadorean Embassy in DC." FOX5, Sept 27, 2017

Associated Press. "Fire Erupts at Ecuadorean Embassy in DC." NBC Washington, Sept 27, 2017

Goldberg, Jeff. "Teens surviving severe burns get support from DC firefighters at IAFF Burn Camp." ABC7, Sept 25, 2017

Fitzgerald, Meagan. "DC Family Reunites With Firefighters Who Saved 6-Year-Old's Life." NBC Washington, Sept 24, 2017

Carter-Conneen, Mike. "Boy reunited with DC firefighters who saved his life after cardiac arrest." ABC7, Sept 22, 2017

Ackland, Matt. "DC police union donating supplies to hurricane victims." FOX5, Sept 08, 2017

Segraves, Mark. "New DC Firefighters Describe Journey to Serve." NBC Washington, Sept. 02, 2017

Carter-Conneen, Mike. "He escaped Cuba on a makeshift raft as a boy, now he's a DC firefighter." ABC7, Sept. 01, 2017

Sam Ford. "First responders help mom deliver twins two months early in DC parking lot." ABC7, Aug. 31, 2017

Weil, Martin. "High water rescues made by D.C. firefighters." The Washington Post, Aug 12, 2017

Grossman, Ilya. "Fundraiser for injured DC Firefighter Dane Smothers Jr." DCW50, Aug 11, 2017

Staff. "Breakfast fundraiser scheduled to help DC firefighter injured during call." FOX5, Aug 08, 2017

Basch, Michelle. "Order breakfast, help an injured DC firefighter." WTOP, Aug 08, 2017

Segraves, Mark. "Copies of Vance's Words Hang in DC Firehouses." NBC Washington, July 27, 2017

Park, Janice. "Firefighters rescue man stuck in trash chute." WUSA9, July 24, 2017

Pimpo Jr., Stephen. "Officials: Firefighters rescue man who fell down trash chute while looking for cellphone." ABC7, July 23, 2017

Domen, John. "Man gets stuck inside trash chute in NW DC." WTOP, July 23, 2017

Ramirez, Stephanie. "DC's Busiest Engine: Who's behind the helm may surprise you!" WUSA9, July 21, 2017

Bensen, Jackie. "Firefighters Fight to Stay Hydrated During Heat Wave." NBC Washington, July 21, 2017

Staff. "Firefighter hurt in Northeast DC rowhouse fire." FOX5, July 21, 2017

Moyer, Justin Wm. "D.C. fire department searches home for possible victims after basement is inundated with water." The Washington Post, July 20, 2017

Tschida, Stephen. "Water main break on E. Capitol St. floods basements in nearby homes." ABC7, July 20, 2017

Fitzgerald, Meagan. "Warning Signs of Dehydration to Know During Extreme Heat." NBC Washington, July 20, 2017

Rule, Kelly. "A month after crash, woman reunites with off-duty D.C. firefighter who saved her life." DCW 50, July 19, 2017

Segraves, Mark. "'He Jumped Into Action': Woman Reunited With DC Firefighter Who Saved Her Life." NBC Washington, July 19, 2017

Staff. "Report: 2 firefighters hurt, around 14 people displaced after fire damages 4 DC homes." ABC7, July 18, 2017

Hedgpeth, Dana. "Firefighter injured while fighting blaze in Northwest Washington." The Washington Post, July 17, 2017

Hermann, Peter. "Firefighters putting out basement blaze in World Bank Building on Pennsylvania Avenue." The Washington Post, July 14, 2017

Staff. "Residents evacuated after strong storm knocks tree onto house in Northwest DC." ABC7, July 14, 2017

Hermann, Peter. "In the steps of his father: New D.C. firefighter follows a legacy." The Washington Post, July 11, 2017

Collins, Pat. "Woman Struck by Dump Truck in NE DC." NBC Washington, July 11, 2017

Staff. "Fire destroys house in Northwest DC; 2 residents evaluated." FOX5, July 11, 2017

Staff. "2 evaluated after DC house fire." WUSA9, July 11, 2017

Staff. "2 Evaluated After Rowhouse Fire in NW DC." NBC Washington, July 11, 2017

Spencer, Darcy. "Arson is Cause of SE DC House Fire That Displaced Family: Fire Department." NBC Washington, July 09, 2017

Staff. "D.C. firefighters say arson is to blame for an overnight house fire." FOX5, July 07, 2017

Staff. "Son follows in late father's footsteps, becomes DC firefighter." FOX5, July 07, 2017

Cho, Aimee. "New Firefighter Honors a Proud, Painful Legacy." NBC Washington, July 07, 2017

Quander, Michael. "Man becomes firefighter after family members killed in line of duty." WUSA9, July 07, 2017

Hassan, Sharif. "‘We got our lives’: No injuries in multiple rowhouse fire in Northeast D.C." The Washington Post, July 02, 2017

Sherwood, Tom. "D.C. Fire Dept. Will Check That Your Fireworks are Legal." NBC Washington, June 28, 2017

Pimpo Jr., Stephen. "Fire crews rescue worker hanging from building in DC after scaffolding breaks." ABC7, June 27, 2017

Barber, Tim. "DC Fire officials rescue 2-year-old boy from hot car, father arrested." ABC7, June 26, 2017

Staff. "Westin Hotel at DC's Thomas Circle Evacuated After Fire." NBC Washington, June 25, 2017

Silverman, Ellie and Siddiqui, Faiz. "‘Fuego!’ Witnesses describe scene of massive Northwest apartment blaze; 1 body recovered." The Washington Post, June 24, 2017

Spencer, Darcy. "Fire Displaces 200 DC Residents." NBC Washington, June 24, 2017

Hughes, Ryan. "DC Fire: Man dies in 3-alarm fire in DC apartment that displaced 200." ABC7, June 24, 2017

Staff. "Deceased male found after northwest DC apartment fire." FOX5, June 24, 2017

Yurus, Matt. "Woman helps save daughter and grandmom from DC fire." WUSA9, June 24, 2017

Gailhard, Stephanie. "5 firefighters injured, 200 displaced after DC apartment fire." WUSA9, June 24, 2017

Williams, Clarence; Ruane, Michael and Silverman Ellie. "Massive blaze at Northwest D.C. apartment building displaces more than 100." The Washington Post, June 24, 2017

Staff. "D.C. firefighters rescue children from burning apartment building" The Washington Post, June 24, 2017

Vitka, William. "Fire engulfs Northwest apartment building." WTOP, June 24, 2017

Staff. "New member of the DC Fire Department." NBC Washington, June 21, 2017

Staff. "Arson dog Bandel joins DC Fire Department." FOX5, June 21, 2017

Kelly, John. "It’s a changing of the guard for the District’s fire investigation team." The Washington Post, June 21, 2017

FB Live. "Arson dog chat with handler Scott." Insurance Fraud Facebook Fan Page, June 21, 2017

Smith Larry. "DC Fire and EMS will introduce its newest member of the arson investigation team." ABC7, June 21, 2017

Staff. "Washington nightclub evacuated after roof deck collapse." The Washington Post, June 12, 2017

Ortiz, Jennifer. "Roof deck collapses at DC nightclub." WTOP, June 12, 2017

Leon, Kristyn. "DC nightclub evacuated after deck problems." FOX5, June 11, 2017

Staff. "DC Club Evacuated After Part of Roof Deck Buckles, Shifts." NBC Washington, June 11, 2017

Chibbaro Jr., Lou. "D.C. Fire & EMS issues trans ‘general order’" Washington Blade, June 10, 2017

Staff. "Georgetown | Zip Trip: First Responders Friday." Fox5, June 09, 2017

Watts, Lindsay. "DC firefighters see huge spike in number of opioid overdoses." FOX5, June 05, 2017

Hermann, Peter. "At least six passengers suffer minor injuries in Metro bus accident." The Washington Post, June 05, 2017

Staff. "5 Adults, 2 Children Hurt After Car Cuts Off DC Bus Near Howard University." NBC Washington, June 05, 2017

Staff. "Several evaluated after Metrobus accident in Northwest DC." FOX5, June 05, 2017

Heghpeth, Dana. "10 injured after D.C. streetcar and bus collide." The Washington Post, June 02, 2017

Gordon, Chris and Stabley, Matthew. "Streetcar Hits Metrobus in Northeast DC; 10 Hurt." NBC Washington, June 02, 2017

Suiters, Kimberly. "Fire Trap Fix: 7 On Your Side Responds to an Urgent Call for Action." ABC7, June 01, 2017

Watts, Lindsay. "Firefighters honored for response to largest fire in Prince George's County history." FOX5, May 24, 2017

Carter-Conneen, Mike. "Sheriff's deputy thanks D.C. firefighters who saved his life." ABC7, May 23, 2017

Wright, Kristin. "Deputy Thanks Off-Duty First Responders for Life-Saving Effort." NBC Washington, May 23, 2017

Staff. "Deputy thanks DC firefighters for saving his life after suffering heart attack during hockey game." FOX5, May 23, 2017

Roussey, Tom. "Off-duty D.C. firefighter saves woman's life after crash in Prince George's County." ABC7, May 15, 2017

Staff. "Off-duty DC firefighter helps save woman trapped in car after horrific crash." FOX5, May 15, 2017

Staff. "Eight Ducklings Rescued From DC Storm Drain." NBC Washington, May 08, 2017

Staff. "DC first responders rescue 8 ducklings from storm drain." FOX5, May 08, 2017

Staff. "Ducklings rescued from DC storm drain." WUSA, May 08, 2017

Alim, Teta. "A duck in need: DC first responders rescue ducklings from storm drain." WTOP, May 08, 2017

Moyer, Justin Wm. "8 ducklings rescued by D.C. fire department after falling into storm drain." The Washington Post, May 8, 2017

Staff. "DC crews rescued eight ducklings." DCW50, May 8,2017

Fredman, Joelle. "WATCH: DC Fire and EMS Rescue Eight Ducklings from Storm Drain." WMAL, May 08, 2017

Prince of Petworth. "Judging New Architecture – Squash on Fire." PoPVille, May 07, 2017

Hermann, Peter. "Manhole explodes on street on Capitol Hill; one residence evacuated." The Washington Post, May 05, 2017

Williams, Clarence and Hermann, Peter. "D.C.’s rank-and-file police officers and firefighters honored for courage, rescues." The Washington Post, April 29, 2017

Staff. "D.C. Fire: Dunbar High School evacuated for hazmat situation." ABC7, April 27,2017

Quander, Michael. "New DC firefighter has emotional journey to graduation." WUSA, April 26, 2017

Carter-Conneen, Mike. "Good Samaritans reunite with D.C. firefighter they saved." ABC7, April 25, 2017

Hermann, Peter and Hedgpeth, Dana. "Four workers injured, one seriously, after excavation area collapses in Northeast D.C." The Washington Post, April 24, 2017

Staff. "Crews rescue injured workers from collapse at D.C. construction site, 1 seriously injured." ABC7, April 24, 2017

Isaacs, Anna. "Partial DC trench collapse injures 4 construction workers." WTOP, April 24, 2017

Pimpo Jr., Stephen. "Firefighters rescue squirrel from small house fire in D.C." ABC7, April 23, 2017

Pimpo Jr., Stephen. "D.C. Fire crews rescue 14 people stuck in elevator at Jefferson Memorial." ABC7, April 19, 2017

ABC7. "Fire breaks out at 'Fish in the Neighborhood' on Georgia Ave. in D.C." ABC7, April 14, 2017

Thompson, Cameron. "D.C. firefighters save life at hockey tournament." DCW50, April, 08, 2017

Domen, John. "US Capitol Police hockey team goalie suffers heart attack, saved at rink." WTOP, April 08, 2017

Spencer, Darcy. "DC Firefighters Save Deputy's Life During Hockey Game." NBC Washington, April 08, 2017

Pimpo Jr., Stephen. "D.C. Fire hockey team saves man who went into cardiac arrest while playing hockey." ABC7, April 08, 2017

Ford, Sam. "Roof ripped off church at Gonzaga College High School in D.C. due to severe weather." ABC7, April 06, 2017

Lewis, Tisha. "2 construction workers rescued from disabled boom lift in Southeast DC." FOX5, March 28, 2017

Moyer, Justin Wm. "D.C. fire department rescues construction workers stranded 10 stories above ground." The Washington Post, March 28, 2017

Weil, Martin. "Cat rescued from up a tall tree in DC." The Washington Post, March 28, 2017

Barnes, Daniel. "DC Firefighters Rescue Exhausted Cat Stuck in Tree Overnight." NBC Washington, March 27, 2017

Staff. "DC Rowhouse Fire Displaces 4 Adults, 3 Pets." NBC Washington, March 17, 2017

Williams, Clarence. "District firefighters handle Kalorama-area fire." The Washington Post, March 17, 2017

Moyer, Justin Wm. "Man and dog rescued from icy incline in Rock Creek Park." The Washington Post, March 15, 2017

WUSA. "Person, dog stuck on icy incline in NW, DC." WUSA, March 15, 2017

Hermann, Peter. "At least 17 residents displaced by fire at rooming house in Northwest Washington." The Washington Post, March 11, 2017

King, Kristi. "Historic DC fire station reopening after $9M upgrade." WTOP, March 06, 2017

Associated Press. "DC Fire Station to Reopen After $9 Million Renovation." NBC Washington, March 05, 2017

McDermott, Ryan M. "D.C.’s emergency services department sees improvement one year later." The Washington Times, Feb. 28, 2017

Williams, Clarence and Hermann, Peter. "D.C. mayor wants insurance companies to pay for ambulance service in District." The Washington Post, Feb. 23, 2017

King, Kristi. "Ambulance times down, DC aims to improve emergency medical service." WTOP, Feb. 22, 2017

Segraves, Mark. "DC Fire Response Times Improving, Fall Short for Critical Care." NBC Washington, Feb. 22, 2017

Hedgpeth, Dana. "Fire forces 5 people, 4 dogs from apartment in Northwest Washington." The Washington Post, Feb. 21, 2017

Staff. "5 displaced after apartment fire in NW, DC." WUSA, Feb. 21, 2017

Lazon, Luz. "Residents displaced after fire at building in Southeast." The Washington Post, Feb. 20, 2017

Ford, Sam. "5 people displaced after apartment fire in D.C., firefighters rescue guinea pigs." ABC7, Feb. 20, 2017

Staff. "D.C. Fire on the scene of a row house fire in Northeast." ABC7, Feb. 17, 2017

Bui, Lynh and Williams, Clarence. "‘Urgent care on wheels’: Fire departments rescuing patients from costly ER trips" Feb. 15, 2017

Moyer, Justin Wm."Retired fire official helps evacuate residents during T Street blaze." The Washington Post, Feb. 15, 2017

Hermann, Peter. "Starbucks catches fire in downtown Washington, office building evacuated." The Washington Post, Feb. 15, 2017

Koslof, Evan. "Roof blows off after strong winds in DC." WUSA, Feb. 13, 2017

Vitka, William. "DC house fire injures 3, including firefighter." WTOP, Feb. 10, 2017

Yu, Annie. "2 victims taken to the hospital after DC house fire" FOX5, Feb. 10, 2017

Ward, Derrick. "2 Critically Injured After Fire Tears Through Capitol Hill Rowhouse." NBC Washington, Feb. 10, 2017

Spence, Darcy. "95-Year-Old Woman Pulled From Southeast DC House Fire." NBC Washington, Feb 08, 2017

Marraco, Marina. "DC firefighters rescue elderly woman trapped inside burning home." FOX5, Feb. 08, 2017

Staff. "Firefighters work to put out blaze in large Northwest D.C. apartment building." ABC7, Feb. 06, 2017

Pimpo Jr., Stephen. "Fire crews rescue person trapped in car after crash in D.C.." ABC7, Jan. 29, 2017

Hedgpeth, Dana. "Here, kitty kitty. D.C. firefighters rescue cat that got stuck in a tree in Georgetown." The Washington Post, Jan. 26, 2017

Hermann, Peter. "Vehicle goes off road, plunges into Anacostia River near 11th Street Bridge." The Washington Post, Jan. 17, 2017

Hedgpeth, Dana. "Man saved after severe asthma attack gives thanks to rescuers." The Washington Post, Jan. 17, 2017

Cho, Aimee. "Man Credits DC Firefighters With Saving His Life." NBC Washington, Jan. 16, 2017

Hughes, Ryan. "DC man shows gratitude to first responders who 'brought me back from the dead'." ABC7, Jan. 16, 2017

Staff. "Firefighters resuscitate dog caught in fire." The Washington Post, Jan. 16, 2017

2016 Stories of DCFEMS at Work

Hughes, Ryan. "8-year-old transplant recipient receives hero's welcome from D.C. firefighters." ABC7, Dec. 30, 2016

Limon, Alexandra. "Aspiring 8-year-old firefighter receives surprise visit at hospital." FOX5, Dec. 30, 2016

King, Kristi. "DC firefighters visit sick boy in hospital." WTOP, Dec. 30, 2016

Ward, Derrick. "Firefighters Save Christmas for Family After Fire in Southeast DC." NBC Washington, Dec. 24, 2016

Limon, Alexandra. "DC Fire House Engine Co. 28 turns 100." FOX5, Dec, 04, 2016

Ward, Derrick. "Cleveland Park Celebrates Fire Station's 100 Years." NBC Washington, Dec. 04, 2016

Hughes, Ryan. "D.C. Fire celebrates 100 years of service." ABC7, Dec. 04, 2016

Staff. "DC 911: Responding to true emergencies." FOX5, Nov. 22, 2016
Hermann, Peter and Thompson, Cheryl W. "Three injured in food-truck fire in Foggy Bottom near GWU." The Washington Post, Nov. 16, 2016

Kelly, John. "The District’s 1932 Engine 16 firehouse is getting an $8.5 million facelift." The Washington Post, Nov. 15, 2016

Staff. ""Staying alive" with Hands on Hearts." WUSA, Nov 10, 2016

Staff. "Construction worker falls at job site." WUSA, Nov. 08, 2016

Hughes, Ryan. "New pediatric system to improve emergency care for D.C. kids." ABC7, Nov. 01, 2016

Segraves, Mike. "DC Fire Chief Proposes Changes to Ambulance Response Policy." NBC Washington, Oct. 27, 2016

Cho, Aimee. "DC Resident Puts CPR Training to Use, Saves Coworker’s Life." NBC Washington, Oct. 19, 2016

Carter-Conneen, Mike. "Good Samaritan helps save man's life using CPR she learned day before." ABC7, Oct. 19, 2016

Henry, John. "Woman learns CPR day before saving life." WUSA, Oct. 19, 2016

Hermann, Peter. "Accountant honored for using new CPR technique to save co-worker’s life." The Washington Post, Oct 19, 2016

Scherer, Jasper and Balingit, Moriah "Fires at elementary school playgrounds raise questions of arson, leave students without monkey bars." The Washington Post, Oct. 12, 2016

Staff. "D.C. requires CPR training for high school graduates" American Heart Association News, Oct. 12, 2016

Hermann, Peter "This man had no CPR training. But he saved his co-worker’s life by pumping her chest to ‘Stayin’ Alive.’" The Washington Post, Oct. 11, 2016

McComber, Alfred. "Fire Prevention And Hurricane Preparedness." CodeRed, Radio Show, Oct. 05, 2016

Reeve, Richard. "D.C. man returns to firehouse, thanks firefighters who saved his life." ABC7, Sept. 20, 2016

Fitzgerald, Meagan. "'I Can't Say Thank You Enough': Man Meets DC Firefighters Who Saved His Life" NBC Washington, Sept. 20, 2016

Conner, Cheryl. "3-year-old boy celebrated for visiting every D.C. fire station." ABC7, Aug. 24, 2016

Staff. "3-year-old boy visits every DC firehouse." WUSA, Aug., 24, 2016

Olmos, Dori. "Good Samaritans honored for saving doctor's life." WUSA, Aug., 17, 2016

Barnard, Bob. "Retired doctor thanks Good Samaritans who performed CPR while he suffered heart attack." FOX5, Aug. 17, 2016

Henry, John. "Good samaritans, emergency crews save DC boy." WUSA, Aug., 12, 2016

Hughes, Ryan. "7-year-old boy gets chance to thank rescuers who saved him from drowning at SE, DC pool." ABC7, Aug. 12, 2016

Staff. "14 people honored in DC for saving boy's life." FOX5, Aug., 12, 2016

Regan, Tim. "How D.C. Firefighters Train for Emergencies on the D.C. Streetcar." Borderstan, Aug. 11, 2016

Thomson, Robert. "First responders are trying to clear traffic incidents faster." The Washington Post, Aug., 10, 2016

Murillo, Mike. "Firefighters recount rescue of woman, cat from burning DC apartment." WTOP, Aug., 08, 2016

Dasgupta, Sonia. "Worker rescued after falling down elevator pit at Foggy Bottom metro." WUSA, July 28, 2016

Watts, Lindsay. "Apartment building fire displaces 12 people in NW DC." FOX5, July 26, 2016

Barber, Tim. "3 firefighters injured fighting massive 2-alarm fire in downtown D.C." ABC7, July 26, 2016

Hermann, Peter. "Two-alarm fire damages Logan Circle apartment building." The Washington Post, July 26, 2016

Swalec, Andrea. "Apartment Building Fire Near Logan Circle Hurts 3 Firefighters, Dog." NBC Washington, July 26, 2016

Hughes, Mallory. "12 people without a home after NW DC fire." WUSA, July 26, 2016

Wagner, Paul. "DC activates heat emergency plan." FOX5, July 22, 2016

Pilgrim, Eva. "Scorching Heat Wave Across the Country." ABCNEWS, July 22, 2016

Segraves, Mark. "DC Emergency Crews Prepare for Heat Wave." NBC Washington, July 21, 2016

Ackland, Matt. "Cooling centers set up around DC for extreme heat." FOX5, July 21, 2016

Segraves, Mark and Swalec, Andrea. "DC EMS Department Considering Uber for Transporting Some 911 Callers." NBC Washington, July 11, 2016

ABC7. "DC Fire: 3 boaters rescued on the Potomac River." ABC7, July 09, 2016

Segraves, Mark. "DC Theatergoers Save Man Having Heart Attack." NBC Washington, July 06, 2016


Ford, Sam. "Retired doctor shows gratitude to CPR heroes who saved his life ." ABC7, July 06, 2016

Hermann, Peter. "A lesson learned in minutes may save lives: ‘Hands-Only CPR’." The Washington Post, July 04, 2016

Bensen, Jackie. "Local Authorities on Lookout for Illegal Fireworks." NBC Washington, July 01, 2016

Aubert, Amy. "D.C. fire officials test firefighters in 3-day course." ABC7, June 27, 2016

ABC7 "DC Fire/EMS rescues 2 workers stranded 40 ft. above downtown street." ABC7, June 24, 2016

Collins, Pat. "DC Firefighters Rescue Mom, 2 Kids From Burning Building." NBC Washington, June 22, 2016

Staff. "Several rescued from apartment fire in southeast DC." FOX5, June 22, 2016

ABC7 "Officials: 2 extricated, 3 injured in 2 vehicle crash in NE, DC." ABC7, June 19, 2016

Ford, Sam. "ONLY ON 7: DC Fire/EMS Chief says private ambulances improve emergency services." ABC7, June 14, 2016

Hermann, Peter. "D.C. firefighters’ quick diagnosis of stroke victim helps save life." The Washington Post, June 07, 2016

Lokay, Jim. "Stroke victim's wife thanks DC first responders who saved her husband's life." FOX5, June 07, 2016

Ackland, Matt. "Several families, turtles displaced after Southeast fire." FOX5, June 03, 2016

Simmons, Sarah. "Motorist suffering from medical emerg able to steer veh to DC firestation." FOX5, May 31, 2016

Lenghi, Mola. "DC fire saves man from heart attack in front of fire station." WUSA, May 31, 2016

Office of Cable Television, DC. "DC Fire & EMS 2015 Annual Awards Ceremony." YouTube, May 18, 2016

Stone, Shomari. "Victims Thank First Responders for Saving Them." NBC Washington, May 17, 2016

Spencer, Darcy. "Little Boy Shot, Wounded on Southeast DC Sidewalk." NBC Washington, May 16, 2016

Cho, Diane. "Off-duty EMT rushes to help 7-year-old boy shot in southeast Washington." ABC7, May 15, 2016

Jones, Nelson. "DC Fire and EMS holds river rescue training." FOX5, May 10, 2016

Carter-Conneen, Mike. "With Potomac levels rising, police, firefighters train for river rescues." ABC7, May 10, 2016

Bryan, Ellen. "Mom thanks DC firefighters for special delivery." WUSA, May 3, 2016

Carter-Conneen, Mike. "D.C. firefighters reunite with newborn baby they delivered in home." ABC7, May 2, 2016