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NIH Fire Department Local F-271

PO Box 341832
Bethesda, MD 20827




NIH FD Goes to the White House
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 
After gaining permission to release the info and pictures we can finally show how our EMS unit and Crew performed a standby at the annual White House Halloween Gathering.

Tractor Trailer vs Car
Saturday, November 11, 2017 
A751 responded to NB270 on the spur for the passenger car struck by a Tractor Trailer. A751 Transported a Pri 1 pt with several medics on board including the EMS Duty officer.

Tower 751 Helps With Student Art Project
Thursday, November 9, 2017 
AT751 went to Potomac Elementary School to assist a group of students with completing their amazing art project. Yes those are the class students making the art work!!!

Hazmat 751 Runs Large Fuel Spill
Monday, November 6, 2017 
Hazmat 751 responded to 1002 Milestone Dr MCPD Barracks for the large fuel spill. HM751 arrived on scene where PE712 advised they had an estimated 500 gallons of gasoline spilled onto the parking lot and product ran into a storm water management pond. HM751 continued the clean up process already in place and turned the scene over to MDE.

Fire Prevention Pub Ed
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 
Station 51 hosted a fire prevention demonstration for the NIH Day Care Center. Kids had a tour of the firehouse and learned basic fire safety.

2nd Due Working House Fire
Sunday, October 22, 2017 
Tower 751 responded to 8013 Horseshoe Lane for the house fire. Upon arrival crews had a working fire. AT751 reported to division 2 and started opening up the walls and attic area for the engine crews.

High Rise Fire With Major Evacuation
Saturday, October 21, 2017 
AT751 and A751 responded to 5225 Pooks Hill Rd for the building fire. Crews located a fire in the boiler room which caused a complete power outage to the one tower. Crews had to evacuate one entire high-rise filled with a diverse age group of residence.

High Rise Parking Garage Fire
Sunday, October 15, 2017 
AT751 responded to 4918 Saint Elmo Ave for the high-rise fire. Units arrived on scene with heavy smoke coming from the parking garage entrance. Crews found multiple cars on fire 3 stories below grade with smoke filling the stairwells to the 16 story building above. AT751 was made ventilation group supervisor and started the ventilation process for the residential area.

Sunday, October 1, 2017 
Help the NIH FD IAFF Local F-271 raise money to support the Breast Cancer Mission. Shirts are available for purchase for $15 each. Call the station at 301-496-2372 or stop one of the firefighters on campus wearing the pink shirt and ask to get one.

AT751 runs crash in 23s area
Friday, September 29, 2017 
AT751 was clearing another call then sent on the auto accident at Old Georgetown/Executive (723s area) AT751 arrived first on scene with 2 vehicles involved.

A751 Runs Crash With Entrapment
Thursday, September 14, 2017 
A751 responded to Falls Rd/Crown Point Ct for the auto crash with entrapment. Units extricated the patients and transported to the local hospital.

Rollover on Cedar Ln
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 
E751 A751 and C751B (Blair) responded to a vehicle accident with rollover on Cedar Lane outside the NIH.

Transformer Vault Fire on Campus
Monday, August 7, 2017 
E751 AT7751 A751 C751 and C751B Responded to Building 9 on the NIH Campus for smoke coming from the building. Crews AOS to find the Vault Room doors had been blown open. Inside the Transformer was on fire filling the room with heavy smoke. Eventually power was secured and crews could extinguish the fire.

Members Attend Fire Rescue International Conference
Monday, July 24, 2017 
Members Attended the Fire Rescue International Conference for the week in Charlotte NC. The guys were busy attending classes and sitting in on interviews to be better prepared for the accreditation commission coming up in the future.

Tower 751 runs as RID Truck on house fire
Saturday, July 15, 2017 
Tower 751 responded to 10309 Logan Drive as the RID truck for the house fire.

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