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NIH Fire Department Local F-271

PO Box 341832
Bethesda, MD 20827




Tower Runs House Explosion
Friday, March 17, 2017 
AT751 was alerted on the Task Force for the house that exploded with multiple exposures. AT751s crew assisted in metering exposures to check for additional gas leaks in the area.

Trauma Patient on Campus
Saturday, March 11, 2017 
A751 and E751 responded on campus for the fall patient. Initial information was a reported fall from 10 feet. Upon arrival units learned the patient had fallen approx. 20ft and was unconscious. E751 requested ALS, M750 responded. Patient transported Priority 1.

Ambulance runs crash in Bethesda
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 
Ambulance 751 responded to the area of 7800 Old Georgetown Rd for the auto crash. Units AOS locating a 2 vehicle accident with injuries.

Tower runs RID Assignment
Monday, February 27, 2017 
Tower 751 responded to 9944 Potomac Manor Drive on the Rapid Intervention Dispatch for the house fire.

Bethesda Building Fire
Sunday, February 19, 2017 
Tower 751 responded to 7801 Old Georgetown Rd as the 2nd due ladder. AT751 AOS taking the A/D corner. Crew was assigned to division 2. Tower 751 was requested to set up for a flying stand pipe however due to power line obstruction was unable to complete the task. Unit set up instead for possible ladder pipe operations. AT751 interior crew worked on overhaul of the 2nd floor offices and exterior wall/roof line.

Tower 2nd due on 2 alarm apartment fire
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 
Tower 751 responded to 10721 Hampton Mill Terrace (Bethesda) as the 2nd due ladder for the building fire. Enroute ECC started the RID with confirmed calls of fire from the 3 floor balcony. AT751 AOS and checked the exposures for extension. Command started the task force assignment and soon upgraded to complete the full 2nd alarm assignment. AT751 was reassigned to the fire floor to assist in opening up the walls and extinguishing the fire. Crews encountered fire in the walls extending into the Attic.

Transformer fire on Campus
Monday, February 13, 2017 
Station 51 responded to building 62 on the NIH Campus for an electrical outage. Upon arrival crews found the feeder transformer had caught fire. Crews performed a search of the building and set up emergency lighting to evacuate the residence. Approximately 47 families had to be relocated for shelter until the building power was restored. Crews worked for several hours alongside other NIH agencies to mitigate the emergency. NIH Building 62/62A is home to "The Children's Inn" Visit the link below to learn about this amazing building and service it provides.

Dispatched for Light smoke, Arrived with fire through the roof
Thursday, December 15, 2016 
Crews were alerted to 7115 Longwood LN (Bethesda) for Light smoke. Crews arrived on scene to find fire through the roof with extension into division 2. PE726 requested to fill the box. AT751 laddered the structure and began overhauling the 2nd floor to find the seat of the fire. AT751 ladder piped the area around the vent chimney to extinguish the hard to reach fire.

Master Fire Fighter Weaver Retires
Thursday, December 15, 2016 
The Brothers of the NIH IAFF F-271 would like to congratulate MFF Weaver on making it to the BIG DAY!!! After many years of service to the Federal Government and the NIH DFRS, MFF Weaver has decided to retire. His final shift will be after the Holidays.

Asst. Chief Forrester Retires
Thursday, December 15, 2016 
The Brothers of the NIH IAFF F-271 would like to congratulate AC Forrester on making it to the BIG DAY!!! After many years of service to the Federal Government and the NIH DFRS, AC Forrester has decided to retire.

Technical Decon Training
Monday, December 5, 2016 
Crews worked today on setting up the Technical Decon Line. A multi station, wet decontamination process. This was the final practical step for Tech. Brady to be released on the Hazmat Unit. Congrats!!! Tech. Brady

AT751 Runs as RID on the House Fire
Saturday, November 26, 2016 
AT751 was alerted with the RID dispatch for the House fire at 3817 Woodbine ST. (Chevy Chase) area. Tower Crew made up the RID group and then assisted with overhaul.

Beltway Rollover with Fuel Spill
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 
HazMat 751 was requested to respond to the rollover accident on the OL495 in the area of the American Legion Bridge. HM751 AOS and assisted with containing the diesel fuel leak coming from the overturned tractor trailer.

High Rise Building Fire
Monday, November 21, 2016 
AT751 responded to 4801 Fairmont Ave (Bethesda Area) for the reported apartment fire. Crews investigated and found a (Fire Out) on a balcony.

High Angle Rescue Training
Saturday, November 19, 2016 
Shift on duty today trained on the Arizona Vortex Tripod. Lowering and raising patients and rescuers over the side of a building.

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