N Street House Fire Provides Safety Lesson

January 23, 2023

A Sunday morning fire in a Georgetown home was prompted by incorrect disposal of fireplace ashes from the previous night. The homeowner had believed the material was not a fire […]

Fire Damages Blues Alley Building 

October 26, 2022

This article was updated Oct. 27. A fire broke out on the second floor of the Blues Alley music club around sunset Oct. 25. D.C. Fire & EMS quickly responded […]

Mayor, D.C. Council Mark 20th Anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks 

September 11, 2021

Eleven Washingtonians Who Lost Their Lives Honored by District Officials; DCPS Children and Teachers Among Those Memorialized From the Office of the Mayor, Sept. 11: Mayor Muriel Bowser joined members of […]

It All Came Together: Stroke Victim Thanks DC Fire EMS, MedStar Georgetown for Saving His Life

May 20, 2021

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. The following story comes from MedStar Georgetown University Hospital — and tells how all elements of first responders and healthcare came together in a […]

Fire at Four Seasons Disrupts Guests, Weddings

August 15, 2020

A spa manager at the Four Seasons Hotel was preparing the pool and spa for guests when the hotel’s emergency siren started to wail on Aug. 15.

Key Bridge Jumper Rescued by Private Boater

August 12, 2020

An adult male jumped off the east side of Key Bridge around 8:30 p.m., Monday, August 10. He was rescued by a private boater on the Potomac River and brought to […]