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

Man Credits DC Firefighters With Saving His Life
nbcwashington.com | Jan 16 | by Aimee Cho



Firefighters resuscitate dog caught in fire
Washingtonpost.com | Jan 17 





Aspiring 8-year-old firefighter receives surprise visit at hospital
Fox5dc.com | Dec 30 | by Alexandra Limon






Firefighters Save Christmas for Family After Fire in Southeast DC
nbcwashington.com | Dec 24 | by Derrick Ward



DC Fire House Engine Co. 28 turns 100
fox5dc.com | Dec 04 


Cleveland Park Celebrates Fire Station's 100 Years
nbcwashington.com | Dec 4 | by Derrick Ward


D.C. Fire celebrates 100 years of service
wjla.com | Dec 4 | by Ryan Hughes









"Staying alive" with Hands on Hearts 
wusa9.com | Nov 10 | by wusa9



Construction worker falls at job site
wusa9.com | Nov 08



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New pediatric system to improve emergency care for D.C. kids
wjla.com | Nov 01 | by Ryan Hughes 



DC Fire Chief Proposes Changes to Ambulance Response Policy
nbcwashington.com | Oct 27 | by Mark Segraves



D.C. Resident Puts CPR Training to Use, Saves Coworker’s Life
nbcwashington.com | Oct 19 



Good Samaritan helps save man's life using CPR she learned day before
wjla.com | Oct 19 | by Mike Carter-Conneen/ABC7



Woman learns CPR day before saving life
wusa9.com | Oct 19 | by John Henry













On Thursday, October 05th, Battalion Fire Chief Tony Falwell was on the Code Red Radio Show talking about fire safety and prevention.  Listen to his interview below



D.C. man returns to firehouse, thanks firefighters who saved his life in May



'I Can't Say Thank You Enough': Man Meets DC Firefighters Who Saved His Life
NBCWashington.com | Sept 20 | Meagan Fitzgerald



3-year-old boy celebrated for visiting every D.C. fire station
wjla.com | Aug 24 | by Cheryl Conner



3-year-old boy visits every D.C. firehouse
wusa9.com | Aug 24 | by Matt Yurus



Good samaritans, emergency crews save DC boy
wusa9.com | Aug 12 | by John Henry



7-year-old boy gets chance to thank rescuers who saved him from drowning at SE, DC pool
wjla.com | Aug 12 | by Ryan Hughes / ABC7



14 people honored in DC for saving boy's life
fox5dc.com | Aug 12 











Worker rescued after falling down elevator pit at Foggy Bottom metro
wusa9.com | July 28 | by Sonia Dasgupta



Apartment building fire displaces 12 people in NW DC
fox5dc.com | July 26 | by  Lindsay Watts



3 firefighters injured fighting massive 2-alarm fire in downtown D.C.
wjla.com | July 26 | by Tim Barber





Apartment Building Fire Near Logan Circle Hurts 3 Firefighters, Dog
nbcwashington.com | July 26 | by Shomari Stone





LIFESAVER: Va. teen performs CPR to help save life of teammate
fox5dc.com | July 26 | by  Lindsay Watts



DC activates heat emergency plan
fox5dc.com | July 22 | by Paul Wagner 



President Obama Warns Americans About Scorching Heat Wave Across the Country
abcnews.go.com | July 22



DC Emergency Crews Prepare for Heat Wave 
nbcwashington.com | July 21 | by Mark Segraves



Cooling centers set up around DC for extreme heat
fox5dc.gov | July 21 | by Matt 



DC EMS Department Considering Uber for Transporting Some 911 Callers 
nbcwashington.com | July 11 | by Marck Segraves and Andrea Swalec



DC Fire: 3 boaters rescued on the Potomac River
wjla.com | July 09 | by ABC7



Retired doctor thanks Good Samaritans who performed CPR while he suffered heart attack 
fox5dc.com | July 7 | by Bob Barnard



DC Theatergoers Save Man Having Heart Attack
nbcwashington.com | July 6 | by Mark Segraves



Retired doctor shows gratitude to CPR heroes who saved his life
wjla.com | July 06 | by Sam Ford





Local Authorities on Lookout for Illegal Fireworks
nbcwashington.com | July 2 | by Jackie Bensen



D.C. fire officials test firefighters in 3-day course
wjla.com | June 27 | by Amy Aubert



DC Fire/EMS rescues 2 workers stranded 40 ft. above downtown street
wjla.com | June 24 | by ABC7



DC Firefighters Rescue Mom, 2 Kids From Burning Building
nbcwashington.com | June 22 | by Pat Collins



Incendio en DC deja 9 familias desplasadas



Several rescued from apartment fire in southeast DC
fox5dc.com | June 22 | by Staff







A box alarm dispatched to 6th Street and Rhode Island Avenue NW



ONLY ON 7: DC Fire/EMS Chief says private ambulances improve emergency services
wjla.com | June 14 | by Sam Ford/ABC7



Firefighter Billy Whetzel retires after 35 years of protecting & serving DC



D.C. firefighters’ quick diagnosis of stroke victim helps save life
washingtonpost.com | June 07 | by Peter Hermann

Stroke victim's wife thanks DC first responders who saved her husband's life
fox5dc.com | June 07 | by Jim Lokay



Several families, turtles displaced after Southeast fire
fox5dc.com | June 03 | by Matt Ackland



Motorist suffering from medical emergency able to steer vehicle to DC fire station for help
fox5dc.com | May 31 | by Sarah Simmons 



DC fire saves man from heart attack in front of fire station
wusa9.com | May 31 | by Mola Lenghi



DC Fire & EMS 2015 Annual Awards Ceremony



Firefighters honored for acts of bravery
wusa9.com | May 17 | by Ellison Barber



Victims Thank First Responders for Saving Them
nbcwashington.com | May 17 | by Shomari Stone



Little Boy Shot, Wounded on Southeast DC Sidewalk
nbcwashington.com | May 16th | by Darcy Spencer



Off-duty EMT rushes to help 7-year-old boy shot in southeast Washington
wjla.com | May 15th | by ABC7



DC Fire and EMS holds river rescue training
fox5dc.com | May 11 | by Nelson Jones



With Potomac levels rising, police, firefighters train for river rescues
wjla.com | May 10 | by Mike Carter-Conneen



Mom thanks DC firefighters for special delivery
wusa9.com | May 03 | by Ellen Bryan



D.C. firefighters reunite with newborn baby they delivered in home
wjla.com | May 03 | by Mike Carter-Conneen