D.C. Fire Department

D.C. Fire Engine Rushes Baby to Hospital, Ambulance Too FarOfficials say firefighters rushed a critically ill infant to a hospital in a fire truck when the closest ambulance was too far to respond in a timely manner.
2 Firefighters Arrested for Assaulting Police OfficersTwo firefighters have been arrested for assaulting police officers in two recent separate incidents, WNEW correspondent Mark Segraves reported Wednesday.
Woman's Body Found in Burning Building in Southeast D.C.Authorities discovered a woman’s body in a burning vacant building in Southeast Washington early Sunday morning, D.C. police say.
1 Dead After Car Plunges Into Anacostia RiverA water rescue is underway after a car overturned into the Anacostia River in Southeast Sunday morning.
D.C. EMTs Didn't Follow Protocol, Woman Later DiesThe D.C. Fire Department has launched an investigation into its handling of a recent 911 call for help after a 50-year-old woman died just hours after she was seen by the department's EMTs.
D.C. Fire Chief Boost Paramedic Hiring at Hearing Washington's fire chief says the recent hiring of nine new paramedics has alleviated some of the stress on the department.
D.C. Announces New Ambulances, Paramedic Hires The District of Columbia Fire and EMS department is bolstering its depleted ranks with new ambulances and nine new paramedics.
Man Dead After DC Ambulance Shut Down During TransportA man who D.C. police say exchanged gunfire with officers Wednesday is dead after a city ambulance was shut down while he was being taken to a hospital.
Two-Alarm House Fire On Glenbrook Road In NW Is Under ControlA two-alarm house fire on Glenbrook Road in Northwest D.C. that could be seen from Crystal City has been contained.
Coast Guard Finds No Sign Of Overturned Boat In D.C., Despite ReportAuthorities say they've found no evidence of an overturned boat in the Potomac River after getting a report from the driver of a passerby car.
4 Rescued From Burning D.C. Home, 2 People Transported To HospitalFour people have been pulled from a burning home in NW, Washington, D.C. Two of the victims have been transported to a local hospital, one of which may be battling life-threatening injuries.
Fire At Anacostia High Scool, Two Firefighters Injured, School EvacuatedThere was a fire at a local high school and the D.C. Fire Department says one of its own was hurt combating the flames.
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