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NIH Fire Department Local F-271

PO Box 341832
Bethesda, MD 20827

301.496.2372

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Tower runs RID on Basement Fire
Thursday, July 14, 2016 
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AT751 responded to the basement fire on the RID (Rapid Intervention Dispatch). 6701 Rannoch Rd Co11 Box. AT751 AOS and became part of the RIG (Rapid Intervention Group). Crew functioned as the RIG for the remainder of the incident.

 
   
   
AFA Upgraded to Box Alarm
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 
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AT751 and E726 responded for an AFA at 5721 Grosvenor Lane. Units AOS and checked the reported alarm area. Upon investigation crews found an odor of wood burning in the kitchen area. Crews gained access to the attic space above the kitchen to find the space charged with smoke. E726 officer requested the box alarm started. AT751 crew started hooking the ceiling area. Crews found a small fire in the attic space. Fire was extinguished and building ventilated.

 
   
   
Small Lab Fire on Campus
Thursday, July 7, 2016 
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E751 AT751 A751 HM751 and C751B (Forrester) responded to Building 37 on the NIH campus for a report of smoke filling the room with possible chemical spill. Units AOS and encountered a freezer lab filled with smoke. Chief 751B has command. Units searched the lab and located a small fire that had self extinguished. Crews determined no chemicals involved. Crews ventilated the area and checked for extension.

 
   
   
Fatal Crash
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 
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A751 responded to Cedar Lane for a PIC. Units arrived on scene reporting 2 vehicle head on crash with entrapment. Crew from A751 assisted M750 with manpower for a priority patient.

 
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Engine and Amb run crash
   
Monday, July 4, 2016 
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Engine 751 and Ambulance 751 responded to the outer loop of I495 between 355 and Old Georgetown Rd. E751 AOS and provided blocking along with traffic control. A751 evaluated the occupants. No injuries all units in service.

 
Tree Down on I495
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 
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AT751 responded to the IL 495 between Rockville Pike and Connecticut Ave. Units AOS to find a large tree blocking the roadway with several PD accidents. Crew assisted SHA with removing the tree.

 
   
   
Fire Out Building 50 NIH
   
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 
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E751 AT751 and C751D (Burch) Responded to building 50 on the NIH campus for a fire reported out. Units AOS to find a vacuum pump had burned up causing smoke in the building.

 
PIC on NB 270
Saturday, June 25, 2016 
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A751 responded for a PIC NB 270 between I495 and Old Georgetown Rd. Units AOS and placed in service by E726.

 
   
   
Rollover on Montauk Ave
Saturday, June 25, 2016 
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A751 Responded to the area of 10010 Montauk Ave for the PIC with Rollover. Units AOS to find a single vehicle on its side with 1 occupant still inside. Pt was removed from vehicle and transported to the hospital.

 
   
   
PIC at NIH
Monday, June 13, 2016 
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E751 A751 and C751D (Blair) responded for the PIC at Wilson & Center Drive. Units AOS to find a single vehicle struck a light pole. Crews found a single patient having a medical emergency. E751 controlled hazards while A751 began patient care. 1 patient transported to the hospital. E751 remained on scene to assist with lighting and hazard control.

 
   
   
Diesel Fuel Spill on Campus
Monday, June 13, 2016 
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Hazmat 751 Engine 751 and C751D (Blair) Responded for a Dump Truck leaking fuel. Units arrived on scene to find the one saddle tank had been ruptured with approx. 50 gallons of fuel already leaked out. Crews work to contain the spill and offload the remaining product.

 
   
   
Charity Golf Tournament
   
Friday, June 10, 2016 
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The NIH FD had several members playing in the charity golf tournament. The event raised money for the "Children's Village" located in Washington County MD. ** The primary mission of Children's Village of Washington County, Inc, a unique nonprofit safety education organization, is to provide elementary school children of Washington County with the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to prevent injury, and empower them to make informed safety decisions. To that end, Children's Village annually provides free life-safety education (two days of classroom and hands-on skills training at our safety campus) to all second-grade students in Washington County, whether they attend public, private or home schools.

 
Smoke in the building on campus
   
Thursday, June 9, 2016 
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E751 AT751 A751 and C751D (Blair) responded for a report of smoke filling a computer room in Building 45 on the NIH Campus. While enroute ECC advised pull station was activated. Units AOS and C751D assumed command. AT751 and E751 began to investigate while the crew from A751 assisted with sheltering in place for some occupants. Crews investigated the area and determined good intent call. All units placed in service.

 
Hazmat Runs Gaithersburg Gas Leak
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 
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Hazmat 751 responed on the Hazmat Box to 9120 Gaither Rd. Callers advised a 6" gas main had been struck. BC703 and BC705 AOS and setup the incident. HM751 was given Hazmat group and began metering the industrial buildings close to the leak. Washington gas AOS and shut the leak off. They advised it was a 2" pipe and leak was stopped. Hazmat group found zero hazard readings in adjacent buildings. Command released all units.

 
   
   
Medical Center Metro Box
Sunday, June 5, 2016 
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E751 AT751 A751 and Chief 751D (Burch) alerted and responded to Medical Center Metro Station for smoke on the tracks. BC702 AOS and assumed command. AT751 was given recon group along with E751s crew. C751D reported to the command post. Metro ECC advised fans activated and smoke dissipating from the track bed. Faulty insulator was determined to be the cause. BC702 released the assignment once Metro gave the all clear.

 
   
   
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