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NIH Fire Department Local F-271

PO Box 341832
Bethesda, MD 20827

301.496.2372

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Fire on Campus
Thursday, September 29, 2016 
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At 05:23 hours station 51 was alerted for an automatic fire alarm in Building 28A on the NIH Campus. Engine 751, Tower 751 and C751D (Blair) responded. Units arrived on scene to find smoke showing in the Hallway. C751D Had command. A751 responded for manpower. Crews forced entry and the attack crew encountered room and contents on fire with a smoke condition. C751 arrived on scene. Crews extinguished the fire, checked for extension and ventilation was completed. Scene was turned over to the NIH Fire Marshalls for investigation.

 
   
   
Crash On the Beltway
   
Thursday, September 29, 2016 
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Around 00:50 hours, A751 and AT751 responded to the OL495 between Old Georgetown Rd and Bradley Blvd for the auto accident. Both Crews assisted with patient care while Tower 751 also functioned as a blocking unit.

 
Small Motor Fire on Campus
   
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 
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Station 51 responded to building 50 on the NIH Campus for reported smoke in a room. Crews investigated to find a vacuum pump motor had caught fire causing a smoke condition. C751D (Blair) had command.

 
PINK SHIRTS ARE IN!!
Monday, September 26, 2016 
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NIH FD Local 271 Pink Breast Cancer Awareness shirts are in. For Sale $15. Pink or Black in Color. Stop by the station or call the fire house to get yours 301-496-2372

 
   
   
Hazmat Spill at Navy Med
   
Monday, August 15, 2016 
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Hazmat 751 responded to 8901 Rockville Pike (Navy Med Base) for a chemical spill. Units arrived on scene to be updated by E750 who had a 1/2 gallon of Potassium Chloride spilled. Hazmat 751 crew contained the product and then cleaned up the product and area.

 
Public Education Event
Thursday, August 4, 2016 
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NIH Fire Department hosted children from the NIH Executive Child Development Center. The kids went over Stop, Drop and Roll, when and how to evacuate their house and also got to knock down some fire with the hose.

 
   
   
Crash with Confinement
Thursday, August 4, 2016 
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Tower 751 and Ambulance 751 responded to the intersection of Rockville Pike/Grosvenor Lane for the PIC. Units arrived on scene to find 2 vehicle crash with occupants entrapped. Crews helped to control the hazards and removed the occupants. Several Patients transported to local hospitals.

 
   
   
Captain Donaldson Retires
Friday, July 29, 2016 
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After 25 Years of Government Service Captain Paul Donaldson retires. Great seeing so many faces come out to send "Doogie" on his way and roast him a little before he left. We would like to thank you for your leadership and knowledge that you passed on.

 
   
   
Hazmat Training with RML
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 
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Members from the NIH Fire Department traveled to RML the NIH site in Montana to assist with training and drills.

 
   
   
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.

 
   
   
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