Have economic and political pressure put an end to TheWatchDesk?Read More »
D. C. FEMS - You Are Not Alone!Read More »
Can the fire service refocus to meet the current community needs while dealing with the ninth year of shrinking budgets?Read More »
Jack Evans: Fire and Emergency Services Logo Clarification Act of 2011Read More »
Mendelson: I support the Chief in moving away from the “DCFD” designation. Dennis Rubin did damage to the efforts to assert the EMS mission and a small part of that was re-asserting the DCFD designation.
I support the Chief in moving away from the "DCFD" designation. Dennis Rubin did damage to the efforts to assert the EMS mission and a small part of that was re-asserting the DCFD designation.Read More »
Just another opinion on DCFD vs FEMSRead More »
Bequest, congressional appointment, threatened historic firehouse. Welcome to The George Washington University!Read More »
Mr. Kelly recently posted what he thought was the answer to "Who was Washington's first line-of-duty casualty in the fire department?" But now he's not so sure.Read More »
UPDATE2: What is more important? Drug lab in a dorm room or a non-working fire alarm in a nine-story freshman residence hall? Harbin Hall at Georgetown University gets 15 minutes of infamy this morning, fire alarm works four hours later. Fire evacuation alarm delayed in April 2010 fire.
What is worse, discovering a drug lab in a freshman dorm room or determining that the fire alarm system serving a nine story residential hall does not work?Read More »
Fourth of a short series on the establishment of the Metropolitan Fire Department in NYC. Zouaves handle a fire in the Willard Hotel in Washington DC.Read More »