AMR – which contracts with the District – confirmed the siren, and noted that it doesn’t approve of the siren’s use.
The new numbers bring the total number of firefighters who have tested positive for the coronavirus to 19.
Victim was trapped under an elevator and succumbed to her injuries.
Officials also announced that FEMA has declared D.C. a Major Disaster Area.
DCFEMS' Infection Control Group is working in coordination with the DC Health Department.
Fire Chief Gregory Dean said the assistant chief was tested after he didn't feel well over the weekend.
D.C. Fire and EMS used this opportunity to remind folks that 'Coronavirus hoarding' only deprives the elderly, first responders, and families with young children from obtaining basic necessities.
Firefighters on Saturday learned that two occupants in an apartment fire had texted positive for the virus.
Gregory Dean, the chief for D.C. FEMS, said the number of quarantined firefighters could go up after a third firefighter tested positive for the virus on Thursday.
All firefighters must be screened before and after every shift.