16 September 2021
On May 6th, 1856, Volunteer Fireman Benjamin C. Grenup, Columbia Engine Co. 1, died in the Line of Duty of injuries sustained after being run over by the pumper while responding on a local alarm to Shreve's Stables on 7th St NW
Six years ago today, DC firefighters lost a colleague, leader, friend, and family man. Lt. Kevin McRae died in the Line of Duty following a cardiac arrest after extinguishing a high rise fire at 1330 7th Street NW, Box 264. #Missed #AlwaysBeloved #NeverForget
Box Alarm 2300 block Skyland Place SE. Adult female rescued by DC firefighters transported with very critical life threatening injuries. Fire confined to 2nd floor and under control
Adult female has been removed the 2 story garden style apt. She has been transported with critical life threatening injuries. Dispatched around 9:27p fire in investigators on scene
DC firefighters responded to 550 calls on Tuesday, May 4th. There were 167 critical and 277 non-critical EMS dispatches, and 106 fire related incidents and other types of emergencies, including 1 working structure fire
These extraordinary times and circumstances of call for extraordinary measures. The US supports the waiver of IP protections on COVID19 vaccines to help end the pandemic and we'll actively participate in @WTO negotiations to make that happen
Russia has withdrawn only a few thousand troops from the border with Ukraine, senior Biden administration officials said, despite signals from Moscow last month that it was dialing down tensions in the volatile region
4 month ago
Focus of @POTUS visit tomorrow to Louisiana will be AmericanJobsPlan, says @PressSec
4 month ago
Previous support of @POTUS as a candidate for TRIPSwaiver "is not a secret," says @PressSec. "This is about the U.S. position" and then there would be a @wto process that "would likely take months
4 month ago
"This is an independent board's decision and we're not going to have any comment" on the future of @POTUS45 access to social media platforms, says @PressSec
4 month ago
On a judge today striking down the @CDC moratorium on evictions, @PressSec says this is now being reviewed by @TheJusticeDept "and you may hear more from them today
4 month ago
"We take intellectual property (rights) incredibly seriously" but also looking at this through the prism of the global pandemic, explains @PressSec
The US attorney's office in DC won't fight a petition filed by a coalition of media outlets (including @BuzzFeedNews) for a standing order that requires public access to videos shown at hearings in the Capitol insurrection cases going forward
Minutes after the Facebook oversight board upholds its decision to ban Trump for spreading election conspiracy theories, the former president releases a statement attacking Liz Cheney, Mike Pence and Mitch McConnell for saying the election was fair. No mention of Facebook
Facebook is upholding its decision to keep Trump banned on Facebook and Instagram
MPD is on the scene of a confirmed shooting in the 8100 block of Eastern Avenue NW
STABBING: 1100 Bl. of Howard Rd. S.E. MPD and Metro Transit on scene investigating an adult female with a stab wound to the abdomen. She had been transported to a local hospital. Severity of her injuries unknown.
4 month ago
Evaluating "range of requests from around the world" for tens of millions of @AstraZeneca CoronavirusVaccine doses, says @PressSec
4 month ago
"The Republican Party seems to be spending a lot of blood, sweat and tears" on where they stand, says @PressSec when asked about @GOP infighting
4 month ago
"It gives flexibility week by week" as we're now in a difference phase on supply and demand, says @PressSec on a new 'use it or lose it' federal policy on CoronavirusVaccine supplies for states
4 month ago
"Rarely are the caps met" for annual refugees' admissions, says @PressSec. "We have had people start coming in because we've resumed the flights
4 month ago
Plan to be outlined this afternoon by @POTUS for youth vaccinations, once @US_FDA gives approval, says @PressSec
4 month ago
"We watch closely" concerns about inflation, says @PressSec. "I'm not going to speak on interest rates" but take "inflation risks incredibly seriously
4 month ago
About 1,500 oxygen cylinders, 550 oxygen concentrators and a large-scale oxygen generation unit among the aid sent by @USAID to India, says @PressSec
Adams Building Library of Congress, 110 2nd St SE. DC firefighters are working with building engineers to continue removing residual smoke from a defective air handler
DC firefighters are currently operating at the Adams Building of the Library of Congress, 110 2nd St SE. investigated smoke & determined the cause is a defective air handler. No fire or injuries
Working Fire 3200 block D St SE. Fire 2nd floor 2 story occupied apartment building. DC firefighters actively attacking the fire
11th ST BRIDGE : Westbound lanes on I-695 remain CLOSED. Outbound lanes of 11th St Bridge now OPEN to I-695 SB. (4:45am)
A jackknifed tanker truck is blocking the inbound lanes of the 11th St. Bridge. The crash happened just before 3am. @dcfireems on scene working on fuel spill from saddle tank. No serious injuries reported by @DCPoliceDept.
Shooting in the 5000 block of Kimi Gray Ct, SE. Washington, District of Columbia
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