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Cancer Benefit at Local 16

August 25th, 2015 - 


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August 18th, 2015 - 

Northeast Region Burn Conference 2015 Washington, D.C. September 25-26, 2015

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The DC Firefighters Burn Foundation in partnership with The Burn Center at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and Children's National Medical Center will be hosting the revived North East Regional Burn Conference here in DC Sept. 25th and 26th. For this years region meeting we are offering firefighter specific courses and a reduced registration rate. The conference rate for firefighters will be $100 and this is the only ABA region meeting providing firefighter specific courses. If we have a good showing of fire service personal at this years meeting we will increase the courses offered for the fire service at future meetings. Aside from the educational opportunities this will be a great way for fire service personal to network with other members of the fire service and foundations from around the region.  

Friday afternoon District Chief Dennis Costin from the Boston Fire Dept. will present on the Boston Marathon Bombing. Saturday's sessions will include a presentation from the IAFF on the Dangers of Chemical Flame Retardants along with a session on the Cherry Rd Fire presented by Dan Madrzykowski of NIST and Sgt. Joe Morgan, DCFD(Ret).

Northeast Region Burn Conference 

September 25-26, 2015
Hyatt Regency, Washington DC
Capitol Hill

Online Attendee Registration: https://www.cteusa.com/amburn22


Pre-Conference 
September 24: ABLS Provider Course
September 25: "Beyond Surviving: Tools for Thriving After Burn Injury" 

Post-Conference 
September 26: ABLS Instructor Course

Contact: Katie Hollowed, 202-877-6662, Kathleen.A.Hollowed@medstar.net

Online registration link: 
https://www.cteusa.com/amburn22/

Hotel Information:

Sept. 25 & 26, 2015
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001
Hotel rooms $135.00 
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Kevin McRae Memorial Edition

August 11, 2015

This edition is going to print and should be delivered to your mailboxes shortly. We want to thank the Magazine team for an outstanding job designing this fitting tribute for our fallen brother. This is part of our commitment to "Never Forget".


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July 25th, 2015 - 


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LODD Anniversary: Pvt Maurice "Tommy" Turner

June 26, 1971 Pvt Maurice T Turner of Engine 16 was killed at a four alarm fire when a wall fell on him at 472 L St NW. Box 298

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Anthony "Sauce" Phillips

May 30, 2015,

We lost our brother Anthony "Sauce" Phillips this day back in 1999 at 3146 Cherry Rd NE Box #6178

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Congratulations Jason!

May 28th, 2015 - Congratulations to Brother Jason Woods, who was one of a select few to receive a Cafritz Award. The award is an annual program designed to recognize and reward oustanding performance and exemplary service by DC Government employees:

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Thank You to the Membership


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Lt. Kevin McRae Funeral Arrangements

May 10th, 2015 -  The DC Fire & EMS Department have issued the arrangements for Lt. Kevin McRae's funeral arrangements. The .pdf file of the notification may be downloaded directly, by clicking on the text below:
 
 
Out-of-town attendees to the services are recommended to stay at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Please telephone them at (800) 233-1234, and use offer code 'DCFEMS':
 
 
 
 
 
DCFEMS Announces Funeral Arrangements for Firefighter

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department (DCFEMS) announces funeral arrangements for the Line of Duty Death (LODD) of Lieutenant Kevin McRae, who was serving as the officer in charge of Engine Company 6, Platoon No. 4.

Funeral services will be held:   Friday, May 15, 2015
9 a.m. Public Viewing
11 a.m. Public Service
D.C. Armory
2001 East Capitol St. SE
Washington, DC 20003

Interment:                        Fort Lincoln Cemetery
3401 Bladensburg Rd.
Brentwood, MD 20722

“Lt. Kevin McRae was a true hero. For more than two decades he served his city with distinction and made the ultimate sacrifice while helping others. Lt. McRae may be gone, but he will never be forgotten,” said Mayor Muriel Bowser.

At about 8:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 6th, Lt. McRae responded with his crew to an apartment building fire located on the ninth floor of 1330 7th St. NW. After descending the stairs with his crew, he collapsed. He was immediately assessed and treated by paramedics on the scene. He was transported from the fire ground to the hospital, where he later passed away. The cause of death has not been determined.

“The McRae family has experienced the tragic loss of their son, brother, husband, father, nephew, cousin and uncle. It’s important for them to know we are here for them,” said Acting DCFEMS Chief Gregory M. Dean. “We are deeply saddened by the death of our brother and friend, Lt. Kevin McRae.”

Lt. McRae, 44, was a graduate of Frank W. Ballou High School in the District. He joined the Department through the cadet program in July 1989. He was promoted to the rank of sergeant in 2003; then promoted to lieutenant in 2008. He is the 100th DC Fire and EMS Department firefighter to die in the line of duty. 

Donations can be mailed to: DC Fire and EMS Foundation, Inc
c/o Kevin McRae Survivor Fund
439 New Jersey Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001

Fire and EMS personnel from outside jurisdictions who would like to attend the funeral, volunteer their honor guards and or apparatus for the procession are asked to submit their request via email to dcfd.ltmcrae@dc.gov.

 

 


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Lt. Kevin McRae Survivor Fund

May 8th, 2015 - On Wednesday May 6th, 2015 the District of Columbia Fire & EMS Department lost one of it's best and bravest members - Lt. Kevin McRae on the fire ground at 1330 L St. NW.

Lt. McRae was a 24 year veteran of the department assigned to 6 Engine, No. 4 platoon. He leaves behind his wife Trell, and 5 children. There has been an overwhelming show of support for the family of Lt. McRae. We are asking that anyone who would like to help the family, make donations through the DC Fire & EMS Foundation in the name of Kevin. All donations go directly to his family, to assist with the expenses which occur as they go through this difficult period.

Any check or money orders should be made out to and mailed to the following:


DC Fire & EMS Foundation
Kevin McRae Survivor Fund
439 New Jersey Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001

 


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Lt. Kevin McRae, LODD

May 6th, 2015 - Local 36 regrets to inform the membership of the line-of-duty death of Lt. Kevin McRae, 6 Engine No.4 Platoon, while operating at a 2nd Alarm apartment fire Box No. 264, at 1330 7th St. NW this morning. Our heartfelt sympathies go to Kevin's wife, family, and to his fellow members of 6 Engine & Truck 4. We are greatly diminished with Kevin's passing.

 

Courtesy of Rob Goodwin/Subtle Silhouettes Studios"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends."

John 15:13

The Slideshow below is provided courtesy of MyFoxDC.com:

 

 


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Help needed catching firehouse vandals

March 19, 2015:

 


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Local 36 Endorses Brandon Todd for Ward 4


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Ebola Virus Information

October 3rd, 2014 - Several questions have surfaced around the rise in Ebola Virus (Hemorrhagic Fever), and the potential for cases here in North America. Please click on this link, to read what the IAFF has learned about Ebola Virus.


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Members Assistance Program

June 17th, 2014 -  Local 36 is working on a new program: The Membership Assistance Program. It is aimed specifically at members suffering from addiction issues, and is geared towards firefighter. Participation in the program is voluntary, and confidential. Please take a few moments to read the information brochure, by clicking on the image below:

Members Assistance Program


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San Francisco Firefighters LODD's

June 3rd, 2011 -  The members of the San Francisco Fire Department, & San Francisco Firefighters Local 798 have lost two of their members in the line of duty. Lt. Vincent Perez, was killed while fighting a fire in the Diamond Heights district; a second member, Firefighter Anthony Valerio has succumbed to injuries sustained while operating at that fire. Both men were assigned to Engine 26, and responded to a house fire in the Diamond Heights district of San Francisco. Please keep the men and their families in your thoughts & prayers, as well as our fellow brothers & sisters of the San Francisco Fire Department and L-798. A link to the San Francisco Examiner news story is available here

Update: June 4th, 2011 - The official media release from the SFFD.

 

 


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