Firefighter/EMTs help people every day, but now even those who were sidelined by COVID-19 are potentially helping dozens of patients in some cases fighting the virus in critical care units or on ventilators.
D.C. firefighters saved the day Thursday when they threw their bodies on two dogs who were attacking people while other members were fighting a fire in Southeast.
UPDATE (2:31 p.m.): D.C. firefighters say they extinguished the high-rise fire and "made rescues where necessary." They reported no "significant injuries."
D.C. firefighters say seven people were displaced after a blaze early Saturday in Southeast.
D.C. Fire and EMS now has 38 confirmed cases of coronavirus and nearly 200 members on quarantine.
A tenth D.C. firefighter has tested positive for novel coronavirus, DC Fire and EMS Chief Gregory M. Dean confirmed Wednesday.
A DC Fire and EMS assistant fire chief has tested positive for novel coronavirus, Chief Gregory M. Dean announced Monday.
Two additional D.C. firefighters have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to six.
Approximately 141 D.C. firefighters have self quarantined after three of their colleagues tested positive for the novel coronavirus that is ripping through the region.
At least 67 D.C. firefighters are in self-quarantine after coming in contact with two colleagues who tested positive for COVID-19, the fire chief confirmed Wednesday.
FOX 5 has confirmed that a D.C. firefighter has tested positive for the coronavirus.
D.C. firefighters are battling a blaze that is consuming two homes in Northwest.
Two people are in the hospital after a car crashed outside a grocery store Saturday in Friendship Heights, officials say.
D.C. firefighters gathered Saturday to honor 150 year of history at a Northwest D.C. fire company that was the first all-African American fire company in the District of Columbia.
A man is in the hospital after a high-rise rescue Saturday in Northeast D.C.
An elderly woman who was pulled from the second floor of a house that was on fire in Northeast D.C. has died from her injuries, authorities say.
The D.C. Fire and EMS Department has launched an internal investigation after a photo surfaced Wednesday of a recruit class in which some of the members are making what appears to be an OK sign with their hands.
D.C. firefighters say they quickly put out a fire that broke out Sunday morning in a U Street apartment building.
Two children were taken to a local hospital in “serious condition” after they were thrown from a burning building in Southwest D.C. Monday night.
Nine people are displaced after a Logan Circle apartment building caught fire Saturday morning.