18, 2013 - At 1912 hours, units with the 2nd Battalion were
alerted to the 100 block of 46th Place, NE for a house. E27
responded first due and arrived on side Alpha of a two
story, semi-detached with fire showing from the basement on
side Delta. E27 entered the residence and found fire
extending to the first floor, knocking down the same while
second due took care of the basement. E27 operated for two
hours assisting the Investigator and overhaul.
Members attend Funeral
4, 2013 - On Wednesday, the Deanwood Members gathered with
other department brothers to say farewell to brother Cohee
of Rescue Squad 3 #3. Before brother Cohee passed away, in a
final act of kindness he decided to donate his organs. May
you rest in peace brother.
28, 2013 - As the Demons were about to sit down to
Thanksgiving dinner, at 1855 hours, units with the 2nd
Battalion were alerted to 33rd Street and Ely Place for a
motor vehicle accident with entrapment. E27 responded and
found a single vehicle overturned with one trapped. The
lineman pulled an attack to protect Rescue Squad 3's crew as
they extricated the subject. The patient was removed and
turned over to awaiting EMS. The patient was transported to
a local trauma center for further evaluation. E27 cleared
and went back to enjoy dinner.
30, 2013 - At 1315 hours, units with the 2nd Battalion were
alerted to Hilltop Terrace and G Street, SE for a motor
vehicle accident with one trapped. Units arrived to find a
vehicle into two parked cars and confirmed one trapped. E27
arrived and placed a line in-service to while the subject
was cut out of the vehicle. The patient was removed, turned
over to awaiting EMS, and transported to a local trauma
center for further evaluation. E27 operated for 30 minutes.
17, 2013 - At 2227 hours, units with the 2nd Battalion were
alerted to I-295 Southbound and Eastern Avenue, NE for a
motor vehicle accident with entrapment. E27 and A27
responded and found a two vehicle accident on the PG County
side. E27 and A27 found no entrapment and quickly packaged a
pedestrian that was struck while standing on a curb in the
median during the accident. A27 transported with Medics on
board to the closest trauma facility. The patient from the
car was miraculously uninjured and refused treatment. The
subject from the truck fled the scene. E27 operated for 20
minutes along with E838, RS801, PA838, and a LifeStar
12, 2013 - At 0608 hours, units with the 2nd Battalion were
alerted to the 800 block of 26th Street, NE for a building.
E27 responded third due, as first arriving units found a
three story, ordinary construction school with fire showing
on side Charlie. E27 arrived and backed up E10 with a fire
in a structure in the rear of the school. The fire was
quickly knocked down with no extension to the main building.
E27 operated for one hour. Picture courtesy of dcfd.com.
11, 2011 - On Sunday, members of the Deanwood Fire
Department took time to remember the loss of our brothers
on this day, twelve years ago. The 343 FDNY brothers will
forever be in our hearts.
24, 2013 - On Saturday, brother Terrence Boston of E27-1
tragically died in a motorcycle accident. He is survived by
his fiancÚ and six children. Private Boston served the
citizens and visitors of the District of Columbia for twelve
years. If you would like to assist in helping the family of
brother Boston, you can click here
The Deanwood Fire Department would like to express our
deepest condolences to he family and friends of Private
13, 2013 - On Tuesday, after being in a few different
Reserve Ambulances in the last week, the dilapidated reserve
unit that members on A27 were operating caught on fire while
on the scene of medical emergency. As members were bringing
their patient out to the Ambulance, it was noticed that the
unit was on fire. The crew quickly called for another
ambulance to transport the patient, and an Engine Company.
E27 responded to the scene and placed the fire under
control. This fire was also deemed to be electrical in
nature after an investigation, and was the second unit of
the day to catch on fire in the city.
8, 2013 - At 0047 hours, units with the 3rd Battalion were
alerted to the 2800 block of Denver Street, SE for an
apartment. Due to several units being out on other runs, E27
responded 5th due as units arrived and found a two story
apartment building with fire showing. E27 arrived, set-up
RIT, and made sure there were means of egress for units
operating. Multiple rescues were made by the Trucks and
Rescue, and several patients were transported to local
hospitals. E27 operated for two hours. Picture courtesy of
4, 2013 - At 0912 hours, units with the 2nd Battalion were
alerted to the 4400 block of Burroughs Avenue, NE for a
Motor Vehicle Accident with entrapment. E27 arrived and
found an overturned car that had struck a parked vehicle,
and confirmed entrapment. The crew found pack-rat conditions
while trying to access the patient. Rescue Squad 3 arrived
to assist with gaining entry into the car. Unfortunately,
the patient succumbed to his injuries. E27 cleared in one
2, 2013 - On Friday, after one year of service, almost 50,
000 miles, hardly any preventive maintenance, and being in
shop for the last two months, members on A27 changed over
into their regular unit. On A27's first run, the unit caught
on fire after arriving at the hospital with a patient.
Although members were accused of tampering with the unit by
the administration, after an investigation was completed it
was deemed to be electrical in nature.
16, 2013 - At 0030 hours, units with the 2nd Battalion were
alerted to the 4500 block of Benning Road, SE for an
apartment. E27 responded first due and arriving on side
Bravo of a three story apartment building, ordinary
construction, with smoke showing. E27 advanced the 350' and
found a room in a second floor apartment. The fire was
quickly knocked, and the Box was held to one and one.
12, 2013 - At 0141 hours, units with the 2nd Battalion were
alerted to the 1900 block of I Street, NE for an apartment.
E27 responded fourth due as Trinidad units found an ordinary
construction, two story apartment building with fire showing
the first floor. E27 picked up E8's layout and was assigned
to the Bravo exposure. The fire was quickly knocked down,
and the Box was held to two and two.
Addition to the Family
9, 2013 - At 2303 hours, Fireman Castner and his
girlfriend Nicky welcomed Brandon Joseph Castner into the world.
Brandon came a couple weeks early, weighed
7 lbs 4 oz and
was 21 inches long. Mom and baby are doing well, dad not
so much. The Deanwood
Fire Department would like to congratulate the Castner
family on the birth of their beautiful baby boy.
7, 2013 - At 2154 hours, units with the 2nd Battalion were
alerted to the 2900 block of Nelson Place, SE for an
apartment. E27 responded fifth due as units found an
ordinary construction, two by two apartment building with
smoke showing from the roof. The Deanwood Crew established
the RIT on side Alpha as the visible fire was knocked in a
utility room on the second floor. Crews worked for over an
hour opening up and hitting hot spots.