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Over 250 members proudly serving the citizens and visitors of The City of Alexandria, Virginia. Learn more at afdlocal2141.org
The Alexandria Fire Fighters Local 2141 are the primary labor group representing the fire fighters, paramedics, communications specialists, and fire marshals in the City of Alexandria, VA. Local 2141 is a part of the International Association of Fire Fighters which is affiliated with the AFL-CIO.
Our statement on the unrest across our nation.
This afternoon Engine 208 and surrounding companies arrived with fire showing from the storage unit attached to a building in the 5600 Block of Eisenhower Avenue. Crews quickly extinguished the fire in the storage unit and on the exterior prevent further damage to the main portion of the building. @ Van Dorn Street Metro
Thank you to the numerous businesses and citizens all across our great City that have continued to show support for our members. Everyday the overwhelming thoughts and gestures have meant a lot to each and every firehouse. Below are just a few examples of some local businesses who have taken time to provide meals for some of the firehouses. Thank you to Monterey’s Pizza on N. Fayette Street, Taqueria Picoso on N Beauregard Street, Harris Teeter in the Fox Chase Shopping Center and the many many more.
The members of Firehouse 208 and local 2141 would like to thank Sal and the employees of Ciao-Osteria for providing dinner tonight. Ciao has raised close to $100,000 to support meals for first responders and hospital staff during these trying times. We appreciate the support and delicious ziti.
Units from 206 and surrounding companies arrived with smoke showing from a 3 story garden apartment this evening. Crews located and quickly extinguished a fire in a utility closet. Pictures courtesy of @seminary6ers_afd
The Retirment Celebration for Lieutenant Lou Simpson is being postponed. An updated date will be sent out once available.
This afternoon City units went to work at an apartment fire in Fairfax County’s Company 411’s first due. Photos Courtesy of members of Truck 205.
Several Alexandria operating on this house fire in Fairfax Station 411’s first due.
**2 Alarm Fire**
Box : 41100
Channel : 4 Delta (Operations)
Channel : 4 Echo (Command)
Call : Garden Apartment Fire
Address : 6425 Richmond Highway
Dispatched Details : E on scene of a very large multiple story enclosed stairwell apartment building with heavy fire showing
E409 E424 E207 E205 T411 TL424 R411 M409 EMS406 EMS211 BC406 BC211 SAF401
Dispatch time 13:45
Congrats Dave Fox!
Congratulations to Firefighter/Medic David Fox on receiving the Firefighter of the Year Award from the American Legion Post 24 Alexandria. Thank you for all you do to help train and support AFD members!
Units from Firehouses 205, 207 and 206 operated on an auto accident on the Mill Road On Ramp to I-495. Two patients would be transported by our Paramedics to area hospitals.
Please stop by and congratulate Lou on his retirement!
Please read the article below. Our members deserve to be compensated fairly.
Alexandria firefighters are likely getting a raise this year, but under the city manager's proposed budget they are still the lowest paid in the region. City Manager Mark Jinks is proposing a 6.6% pay hike to $52,531 for first-year firefighters, which includes the 1.5% increase for all city emplo
Early this morning Engine 205 and 201 made quick work of an auto fire at Queen Street and N. Henry Street.
Overnight Alexandria, Arlington and Fairfax County units responded to a serious auto accident on King Street near Chesterfield Road. Rescue 206 and 109 arrived and extricated one occupant with serious injuries. Medic 206 transported the patient to an area trauma center.
Overnight units from 206. 207 and 208 responded to I-395 near the Seminary Road for an accident. Crews arrived stabilized the vehicle and removed one door to assist one patient from the vehicle. One patient would be transported by our paramedics to an area hospital.
Truck 205 responded and operated on the working fire dispatch to this house fire in Accokeek.
Early this morning, Prince George's County Fire Fighters responded to a House Fire in the 2100 block of Springvale Court in Accokeek. Crews arrived to find a home under renovation completely engulfed in flames. The fire was extinguished and there were no injuries.
PGFD Fire Station 821 - Oxon Hill
PGFD Fire Station 847 - Silesia/Fort Washington
PGFD Fire Station 825 - Clinton
PGFD Fire Station 842 - Glassmanor
This morning we remember the loss of one of our own. On February 9th, 2012 Paramedic Josh Weissman lost his life while on duty responding to an auto fire on I-395 near the Shirlington Exit. Josh, we miss you and we will never forget you. Below is a plaque that hangs in the apparatus bay of Firehouse 206 where Josh was assigned that evening. @ Alexandria Firehouse 206
Great work in Richmond today!
Outstanding news out of Virginia today! The Virginia General Assembly has passed legislation stating that several cancers are presumed to be occupational diseases and are covered by the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act. Tremendous work by the Virginia Professional Fire Fighters and our affiliates for their steadfast work to move this legislation across the finish line!
Congrats to Chief Corey Smedley!
Join us for the official swearing in ceremony for Fire Chief Corey Smedley at 6 p.m. today at City Hall, 301 King St. https://www.alexandriava.gov/113162
This morning units from 206 and 208 extricated one patient from this head on accident on N. Van Dorn Street underneath Seminary Road.
Engine 203 and Truck 209 arrived with fire showing from an attached garage in the 2900 Block of Valley Drive. Crews quickly extinguished the fire preventing extension to the home.
Engine and Truck 208 quickly extinguished a dryer fire in a 5th floor apartment in the 100 Block of S. Reynolds Street.
Congratulations to now retired Deputy Fire Chief Byron Andrews. Chief Andrews dedicated well over 30 years of service to the City of Alexandria. Chief enjoy your retirement and thank you!
Early Christmas morning around 0500 hours, Engine 206 arrived first due to find smoke showing from a 3 story apartment building on Derby Court in West Alexandria. Crews quickly extinguished a fire in a top floor apartment. Battalion 212 held the command.
Yesterday several City units operated on a working fire in a mid-rise hotel on S. Van Dorn Street just inside Fairfax County. Crews quickly located and extinguished a second floor fire.
This morning Engine 210 and Truck 208 and surrounding companies arrived with fire showing from a 4 story apartment building in the 200 Block of S. Van Dorn Street. Crews extinguished a top floor fire with extension to the cockloft. Battalion 212 held the command.
2 Alarm Fire- Engine 210 and Truck 208 arriving with fire showing from a 4 story apartment building in the 200 Block of S Van Dorn Street. Crews have fire thru the roof and are working to extinguish. Battalion 212 with the command.
Just waiting on Santa to arrive! Join us today at Firehouse 201 for your chance to have a photo with Santa in one of the oldest firehouses in the country!
We only ask for a $10 donation to the Alexandria Firefighters Helping Hands Fund!
Last night Engine and Truck 209 arrived first due with smoke showing from an apartment building in the 400 Block of East Bellefonte Avenue in Del Ray. Crews found a dryer fire which extended to the walls and eventually into the attic space. A second alarm was declared.
6-month-old infant rescued during apartment fire overnight in Alexandria
A six-month-old infant was rescued by firefighters during an apartment fire early Thursday morning in Alexandria, Virginia. The child was taken to the hospital for observation, according to fire officials. It's unknown at this moment if anyone else was inside the unit with the child at the time of t...
Just after 1:00 AM Engine 204 and Truck 205 responded to an automatic fire alarm in the 900 Block of N Patrick Street. While responding DEC (911) received additional calls for a fire on the third floor. Engine 204 arrived with smoke showing from a third floor apartment, entered and located a kitchen on fire. Truck 205 began searches and located one child in the fire apartment and removed the child to paramedics outside. Battalion 211 held the command.
Fire Department, City of Alexandria, VA
Demolition to Station 203 has started in preparation for construction of the new station. The new fire station will be a 15,000 sq. ft., two-story structure with two and a half operational bays to house an engine, a medic, administrative units, and all required personnel. AFD is looking forward to the completion of Station 203 in 2021 so we can continue to provide the best emergency service to our community. Learn more about the Station 203 replacement project here: https://www.alexandriava.gov/107343
Over the past few days the department placed in service 2 new Seagrave Engine Companies at Firehouse 209 and 201. Both Companies replacing their 2012 Spartan/Custom Fire Engines which will be rotated into the reserve fleet. Thank you to all the members of our department who worked hard designing, outfitting and training to get the Engines ready for service.
Engine and Truck 208 arrived with smoke showing from a 3 story apartment building in the 900 Block of N. Van Dorn Street. Crews located and extinguished a bedroom fire in a top floor apartment. Battalion 212 held the command.
This afternoon Engine 203 and Truck 205 arrived with smoke showing on Mayer Place in the Northridge section of Alexandria. Crews located and quickly extinguished a fire on the first floor. Battalion 212 held the command.
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