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141 D.C. Fire and EMS Personnel Self-Quarantining after Third Firefighter Tests Positive for COVID-19

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.

Second D.C. Firefighter Tests Positive for COVID-19

All firefighters must be screened before and after every shift.

Up to 73 D.C. Firefighters Self-Quarantined After Exposure to Virus-Positive Firefighter

Up to 73 people are isolating themselves after one firefighter tested positive Monday for the novel coronavirus.

Female Washington, D.C. Battalion Chiefs Change the Face of Firefighting

Battalion chiefs Anunay and Clemencia are helping to change the climate in what remains a male dominated profession.

D.C. Firefighters Celebrate 150th Anniversary of First All-Black Fire Company

“There were four African Americans at the time and they wanted to have their own company so they could be promoted within the company,” said Jimmy Embrey, Assistant Curator at DCFD’s Museum.

Woman Dies in Washington, D.C. House Fire

Smoke alarms alerted other residents to the fire in the Southeast home.

Car Blocks Hydrant at Washington, D.C. Apartment Fire

A car blocked a fire hydrant at an apartment fire in Southeast.

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