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Engine and Squad run warehouse fire in NE

Friday, August 2, 2013   Today around 1930 hours Engine 12 was dispatched for an outside fire, upon arrival Engine 12 requested the box alarm for a warehouse on fire. Engine 2 and Rescue 1 responded to the 1900 Block of 5th St NE for the warehouse fire. Engine 2 responded as 2nd Due Engine Company. Upon arrival Engine 2 and Rescue 1 found fire through the roof. Engine 2 placed a line in service and assisted Engine 12 in extinquishing the fire. Rescue 1 completed a search and assisted in other fireground operations. The Firefighting Deputy had command of the incident. 

     



 

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Friday, August 2, 2013   The latest list is out. The members of Engine 2 and Rescue 1 wish the best of Lieutenant M. Walko on his promotion to Captain, he is going to Engine 23 #1, we also wish the best to new Sergeant P. Gervais as aide for the 3rd Battalion Chief on #3. Also we would like to welcome Lieutenant S. Kuhn to Rescue 1 #2.

     


 

Back on track

I would like to apologize for not updating as much as usual, been a busy few months. I thank everyone who visits our site. You can also stay update with us by becoming friends with our Facebook page. Once again sorry for the lack of stories and thank you for visiting.

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Water Rescue

Monday, July 15, 2013  Rescue 1 responded for the report of a dog in the water near Capital Crescent Trail. Upon arrival units found a dog in the water, once on scene Rescue 1 and Truck 12 rescued the dog and returned the dog to the awaiting owner.

   


 

Busy day for Platoon #3

Sunday, July 14, 2013  This past tour proved to be a busy one for Platoon #3. Beginning with a few normal medical locals and local alarms. At 1451 hours Rescue 1 was alerted for the house fire in the 3100 Block of N St NW, units found a small fire in the closet, Rescue 1 arrived and assisted in some slight overhaul and lighting.

After clearing the run, Rescue 1 responded for the report of smoke in the 2300 Block of Good Hope Rd SE but was placed in service. At 1539 Rescue 1 was alerted for the house fire in the 200 Block of Cromwell Terrace NE. Upon arrival units found a bed on fire on the 2nd floor. Rescue 1 arrived on the scene performed a search and assisted in other fireground operations.

A minute after the assignment was dispatched for Cromwell Terrace, at 1540 Engine 2 responded to the report of a house fire in the 900 Block of 5th St NE. Engine 3 arrived on scene with heavy fire showing, Engine 2 arrived on scene was assigned to division 1 and was tasked with placing a line service at the basement. Once the fire was extinquished, Engine 2 assisted in overhaul. Engine 2 returned to service shortly after.

After all was said and done members of Engine 2 and Rescue 1 had a less eventful evening. Good job to Platoon #3.

     
900 Block of 5th St NE

900 Block of 5th St NE

900 Block of 5th St NE

900 Block of 5th St NE



 

Newest addition to the family

Friday, June 28, 2013   The members of Engine 2, Rescue 1 and the Office of the Deputy Fire Chief congratulate FF Shane Ridgeway on the birth of his son Hudson Phillips Ridgeway 8.37 pounds. 20.5 inches. We can't wait to meet the newest addition. 

   


 

New Addition

Sunday, April 28, 2013   The members of Engine 2, Rescue 1 and the Office of the Firefighting Deputy would like to welcome the newest member to the family Brady Gervais, father Phil Gervais of Rescue 1 #2. Brady was born at 7:48pm weighs 6lbs 14oz. Both Brady and mom are doing fine. We again welcome the newest addition and can't wait to meet Brady and see the rest of the Gervais Family. 

   


 

First Due fire for Engine 2

Thursday, April 4, 2013   Around 0200 hours Engine 2 and Truck 3 responded for the report of a automatic fire alarm in the 1000 Block of 7th St NW.  Units arrived on scene with nothing evident and alarm bells ringing. The owner of the building stated smoke was coming from the rear of the building. Upon inspection units found a smoke charged building and fire in the walls around the back window. At that time the box alarm was requested bringing other units and Rescue 1. Truck 3 began opening up, while Engine 2 placed an attack line in service extinguishing the fire. Rescue 1 performed a search, both searches negative. After the fire was extinguished, Engine 2 and Truck 3 remained on scene for the fire investigator. 6th BFC had command of the incident.

     



 

Rescue 1 runs one trapped on the Rock Creek Parkway

Tuesday, March 19, 2013   Rescue 1 responded to the report of a motor vehicle collision at Rock Creek Parkway and Ohio Dr SW. Units arrived on scene and found one into a pole with one trapped. Rescue 1 arrived on scene and quickly went to work extricating the patient. Once the patient was extricated, the patient was handed over to awaiting EMS. BFC 6 had command of the incident.




Photos Courtesy of RS-1-2 Lt. Walko

     



 

New addition to the family

Monday, February 11, 2013  The members of Engine 2, Rescue 1 and the Office of the Firefighting Deputy would like to welcome the newest addition to the family Matthew Basti Jr, son to Firefighter M. Basti of Engine 2 Platoon #3. Basti Jr weighs 9lbs 5oz and is 20.5 in long. Mother and baby are doing great, and we can't wait to meet Basti Jr. Congratulations to Firefighter M. Basti and his family.

   


 
 
 

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