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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.
All firefighters must be screened before and after every shift.
Up to 73 people are isolating themselves after one firefighter tested positive Monday for the novel coronavirus.
Battalion chiefs Anunay and Clemencia are helping to change the climate in what remains a male dominated profession.
“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.
A car blocked a fire hydrant at an apartment fire in Southeast.