Posts Tagged ‘DCFEMS’

The Needle: Ambulance Shutdown

Broken Down: A D.C. ambulance carrying a man shot by police shut down yesterday, thanks to a device meant to keep the ambulance within environmental standards. -3
Touchdown: Pigskins quarterback Robert Griffin III and his fiancee's thank-you notes to fans who bought gifts from their registry make the best of an awkward situation. +1

District Line Daily: Enter Taft

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
Sign up: To get District Line Daily—or any of our other email newsletters—sent straight to your mailbox, click here.
It's official: William Howard Taft is the Nationals' fifth racing president. But, judging from pictures taken [...]

Video: Drunk Guy Attacking Fire Department Car Is All Of Us

Update, 3:55 p.m.: The video's creator says it's real.
Not everyone had a good time over Inauguration weekend, like Republicans and this guy, who alternately tries to beat up, play matador with, and beg for a job from a D.C. fire department car, only to fall to the ground.
A DCFEMS spokesman said he didn't have information [...]

District Line Daily: Libertarians Make It Big

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
Sign up: To get District Line Daily—or any of our other email newsletters—sent straight to your mailbox, click here.
Washington: What a Crafty Bastards it was! If you came out, thank you, and I [...]

Fire Burns Down Warehouse Near Union Market

A fire on Morse Street NE burned down a warehouse last night, the Washington Post reports.
The warehouse housed wholesale vendors, according to the Post. The cause of the fire hasn't been made public yet.
The fire, which started around 10 p.m., damaged at least three buildings in the warehouse near Union Market. According to WUSA9, firefighters' attempts [...]

Chevy Chase Pranksters Fake Chemical Spill

Kids these days! Where once high school pranks required only shaving cream, a feather, and a drowsy friend, today's practical jokers prefer to pretend that they've been blinded by a chemical spill. WAMU reports that a practical joke at Chevy Chase's St. John's College High School brought six emergency vehicles to the school.
The scare involved [...]

Photos: Fire, 16th Street NW

3600 Block of 16th Street NW, November 22

Columbia Heights Fire Displaces 75; “All My Things There—Trashed”

Columbia Heights resident Oscar Echeverria got a rude wake-up call around 3:45 this morning: a fire burning in the corner of his apartment. Echeverria only had time to grab his computer and wake some neighbors before fleeing the building at 1514 Newton St. NW.
"All my things there—trashed," Echeverria said, standing across the street from the [...]

...