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NIH Fire Department Local F-271

PO Box 341832
Bethesda, MD 20827




Apparatus Show and Tell at the Davis Library
Saturday, May 20, 2017 
NIH FD brought out AT751 to the Davis Library for a community show and tell event.

NIH Daycare Visits The Fire House
Thursday, May 18, 2017 
Children from the NIH Campus Daycare stopped by the fire house today to learn about fire safety and what to do during emergencies. This is one of many groups that will visit us throughout the year.

Tower Runs As 2nd Due Ladder On House Fire
Sunday, April 30, 2017 
Tower 751 runs as 2nd due ladder to 7105 Arran Place in Co10s area for the working house fire. Tower took position on side alpha. C010 units had a basement fire. AT751s Crew reported to division one and performed a search also checking for extension. Fire was placed under control and units released by command.

AC D'Ambrosio Retires
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 
Asst. Chief Joe D'Ambrosio retires after 27 years of government service. NIH Local F-271 would like to wish him many years of happy retirement!!

Car Fire on Beltway
Sunday, April 2, 2017 
Tower 751 responded to the OL495 between Old Georgetown Rd and Bradley Blvd for the car on fire. Tower worked as a blocking unit to protect the attack crew from moving traffic.

Tower Runs House Fire
Saturday, April 1, 2017 
Tower 751 responded to 8910 Bradley Blvd as the 2nd due ladder for the house fire. Crews operated on division two checking for extension and performing overhaul.

HazMat at Navy Med
Monday, March 27, 2017 
HazMat 751 was requested to the Navy Med campus to assist on the Hazmat spill. HM751 crew worked as the recon group. Crew found a small spill of Albumin Human 5%. Crews worked to clean up the spill and return the area over to staff.

Basement Fire Broad Brook Ct
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 
Tower 751 responded to 4817 Broad Brook Ct for the house fire. E720 arrived on scene reporting light smoke showing. Crews found a small basement fire. AT751 crew completed the primary search of the basement. AT751 opened up then overhauled the basement ceiling and walls.

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.

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