Arlington County Fire Department Station 9

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We created this page to spread education about fire prevention and share current and upcoming events within the Department and our Station.

Another company 9 rookie passed his probationary testing. Congratulations Dudz and 9B.
11/11/2023

Another company 9 rookie passed his probationary testing. Congratulations Dudz and 9B.

Congratulations to FF Patrick Dudzinski on the completion of his probationary process! Continue the hard work throughout your career and never stop learning. Job well done!

C-Shift sharing some knowledge with the ACPD the other day.
11/09/2023

C-Shift sharing some knowledge with the ACPD the other day.

11/08/2023

Engine and Rescue 109 were on scene for this incident. Thankfully, all firefighters are okay.

Another rookie process completed for fire house  #9. Congratulations!
10/27/2023

Another rookie process completed for fire house #9. Congratulations!

Congratulations to FF. Miller (9A) on completing his probationary process and earning his shield. FF. Miller is a

10/06/2023

The ACFD's application process is officially open! Visit our website for more information --> fire.arlingtonva.us/employment

Congratulations Mishler!
09/07/2023

Congratulations Mishler!

Congratulations to Firefighter Mishler on successfully completing his probationary process! Job well done and continue the strong work throughout your career.

07/26/2023

The County is forecasted to experience a heatwave starting tomorrow, July 26, with heat indices over 100 degrees.

Practice with the tips below; learn more at readyarlington.com.

A-Platoon Rescue Squads were at it again today. For this Rescue Squad meeting, we spent time refreshing our skills and l...
06/29/2023

A-Platoon Rescue Squads were at it again today. For this Rescue Squad meeting, we spent time refreshing our skills and learned a few new ones. In-between running a few calls, R102, R109, E109 and T104 spent around 5-6 hours working on vehicle stabilization with our Para-Tech Rescue struts at station 9. This included classroom and hands on.

We were also very fortunate to have a friend of the department that works with these struts stop by and show us different ways we can utilize the struts. His wealth of knowledge in the line of work was invaluable and lead some very good discussions. Both at the cars and in the classroom.

This is just some of the many things we do behind the scenes to keep our skills sharp. Thank you to everyone that made today possible. Not a lot of pictures were taken due to being in the training mode.

Company 9 had the pleasure to attend a local community block party today. It was a nice time to chat with our neighbors ...
06/10/2023

Company 9 had the pleasure to attend a local community block party today. It was a nice time to chat with our neighbors and show off our equipment.

The company was out enjoying today's weather with some back to basics vehicle stabilization for some of the departments ...
06/01/2023

The company was out enjoying today's weather with some back to basics vehicle stabilization for some of the departments newer members.

This past Wednesday, April 12th, the A-Platoon rescue companies held their meeting at Company 2's quarters. As usual, ta...
04/17/2023

This past Wednesday, April 12th, the A-Platoon rescue companies held their meeting at Company 2's quarters. As usual, tactics, future training ideas along with current department "hot topics" were discussed. Along with a little friendly banter to keep thinks lite. Thank you for hosting. It's about outdoor milk shake weather.

Yesterday, Fire Chief Povlitz presented now retired John “Country” Hughes with his retirement shadow box from the depart...
04/15/2023

Yesterday, Fire Chief Povlitz presented now retired John “Country” Hughes with his retirement shadow box from the department. John had a lot of pride in the Arlington County FD and was always sure to show it off. John is missed by his coworkers and we hope he enjoys himself in retirement.

In-between calls today, A-Platoon found time to enjoy the outdoors with some training, PT as well as start a little spri...
04/09/2023

In-between calls today, A-Platoon found time to enjoy the outdoors with some training, PT as well as start a little spring cleaning on the rescue. Just a few of the "behind the scenes" activities that we do to keep our equipment and skills ready to serve the citizens.

ALARM-UP GRADE TO STRUCTURE FIRE. BOX 10901 2900 BLK S. GLEBE.While enroute, ECC upgrade the alarm due to reports of smo...
04/02/2023

ALARM-UP GRADE TO STRUCTURE FIRE. BOX 10901 2900 BLK S. GLEBE.

While enroute, ECC upgrade the alarm due to reports of smoke showing from outside the structure. E209 and R109 arrived to find a fire in the trash room. Quick work was done and the box was down graded soon after. Turned over to AC Fire Marshall's. A-platoon at work.

04/01/2023

STRUCTURE FIRE, 10120, 500 BLK S. ABINGDON ST, E109 2ND DUE, R109 AND M109 RIT TASKFORCE.

Units are clearing after a structure fire. ACFD Fire Marshall's remaining on scene. A-Platoon at work.

We’re extremely excited to see what the future holds here at Station 9 with the addition of a service out of our station...
04/01/2023

We’re extremely excited to see what the future holds here at Station 9 with the addition of a service out of our station.

ALARM, 10704, 4200 BLK CAMPBELL AV, AC,Units:E109M, R109E109 and R109 arrived to find smoke coming from a laundry room. ...
03/27/2023

ALARM, 10704, 4200 BLK CAMPBELL AV, AC,Units:E109M, R109

E109 and R109 arrived to find smoke coming from a laundry room. An overloaded dryer with an active fire was found. Units extinguished, checked for extension, and ventilated the structure. The scene was turned over to the Arlington County Fire Marshall’s.

C Platoon working.

03/25/2023

*Late Post from 3/23/23*

Engine and Rescue 109 responded to the Crystal City section of Arlington as part of the first alarm assignment for a reported fire in a parking garage. Engine 109 arrived as the 3rd due engine. The engine crew ascended the center stairwell of the parking garage while the 1st and 2nd due engines approached from the ends to locate the best access to the car fire. The crew made it to the 3rd floor to find multiple cars on fire. Engine 109 connected to the standpipe then proceeded to meet up with the other engine companies. Engines 105, 104 and 161 made up a 600' line that was dropped out off of the 3rd floor parking deck to Engine 104. Rescue 109 assisted with opening up multiple cars to ensure no one was in them as well as providing easier access for spot fires.
A-Platoon at work.

Happy Wagon Wednesday everyone!
03/01/2023

Happy Wagon Wednesday everyone!

01/15/2023

Due to popular demand, we are hosting a second LIVE recruitment webinar on January 18th from 6pm - 8pm EST. Learn more about the hiring process or a career with the ACFD.
Visit fire.arlingtonva.us/employment to join the meeting.

01/09/2023
A little midafternoon roof removal for Engine and Rescue 109. Both units set up stabilization as well as extrication wit...
12/31/2022

A little midafternoon roof removal for Engine and Rescue 109. Both units set up stabilization as well as extrication with assistance from Truck 105 and other units on scene. A-Platoon at work.

From all of us here at Fire House  #9, we would like to wish you a safe and happy holiday season.
12/22/2022

From all of us here at Fire House #9, we would like to wish you a safe and happy holiday season.

12/10/2022

Now that we are past the Thanksgiving Holiday, we are able to take a breath and get caught up on some news. Recruit Class 81 graduated the Friday before Thanksgiving. This brought 3 new Probationary Firefighters to station 9. PFF C. Miller (A), PFF P. Dudzinski (B) and PFF J. Mishler II (C) all started the week of Thanksgiving. These fellas will spend the next 6-9 months working through their "probie" book and taking tests along the way. They will spend most of their time staffing Engine and Medic 109 throughout the different parts of their testing process. Join us in welcoming these guys to the ACFD.

Along with the new members we welcome FF. Matt White (C) back to station 9 after some time at the FTA and a different station. Lt. Jamie Jill (C). He also joined the station 9 family coming from the FTA.

The units have been busy handling the everyday call types to assisting the ACFD Water Rescue Team with a car in the river as well as the normal station duties.

Happy Thanksgiving! From our family to yours.
11/24/2022

Happy Thanksgiving! From our family to yours.

Congratulations to now FIREFIGHTER Bowersox from A-platoon. FF Bowersox completed the last round of his probationary tes...
11/09/2022

Congratulations to now FIREFIGHTER Bowersox from A-platoon. FF Bowersox completed the last round of his probationary testing process this morning. Here is to a long and healthy career.

A little first due action today. C-Platoon at work.
10/21/2022

A little first due action today. C-Platoon at work.

LOCATION: NB I-395/GlebeINCIDENT:  Fire Department ActivityIMPACT: The right-hand lanes of NB I-395 btwn Glebe and Washi...
09/09/2022

LOCATION: NB I-395/Glebe
INCIDENT: Fire Department Activity
IMPACT: The right-hand lanes of NB I-395 btwn Glebe and Washington Blvd are closed. Seek alternate routes.

Engine and Rescue 109 arrived to find a car fully involved. No injuries were reported. Engine and Rescue 9 were assisted by Engine 301 along with VSP, ACPD and VDOT.

The evening was polished off with the A-Platoon Rescue Squad meeting. Numerous strategies and tactics were discussed.

08/02/2022

Company 9 and surrounding units just cleared a first due house fire in the 10915 box. A-Platoon at work. On a side note, this was a fire of firsts for a few of our family on A shift. This was Probationary FF Bowersox first, first due fire (2nd from the left) and FF Vancoskys (2nd from the right) first time pumping a first due fire. Both performed well and no doubt helped keep the fire from causing any further damage.

07/31/2022

Rescue Company removed one from under a car. Please keep all involved in your thoughts. A-Platoon at work.

LOCATION: I-395 Northbound area of Exit 10C (Pentagon Ramp)
INCIDENT: Traffic Collision
IMPACT: The two right lanes on I-395 NB at Exit 10C (Pentagon Ramp) are closed. The Exit 10C (Pentagon Ramp) getting on to I-395 NB is closed. Approach with caution and seek an alternate route.

Over the past 3 days the different shifts participated in a railroad safety training course for first responders from th...
07/21/2022

Over the past 3 days the different shifts participated in a railroad safety training course for first responders from the Norfolk Southern Corporation. Crews from the county Hazmat Team reviewed the construction and operation of different tank cars, a review on common mitigation tactics for leaking tank cars, the proper way to secure the power in a locomotive and general railroad safety. The train cars have different props on/in them and a converted box car into a classroom. Thank you NS for providing this training for the NOVA region.

07/20/2022
07/17/2022

Every year the ACFD gathers for our awards and recognition ceremony. Company 9, including EMS 111 had numerous recognitions. All units received numerous unit citations for their actions on different incidents throughout the year 2021.

A few of our family received individual and committee awards. Lieutenant Christopher Kaminski (E109), Captain Cheryl Long (EMS111) and Captain Nathan Waterfall (EMS 111) received Meritorious Service Awards for their work on programs/projects that benefited the department and/or the county.

Firefighter/EMT/Hazmat Technician Kenneth Yost (R109) received the Hazardous Materials Team Member of the Year 2021.

The members of company 9 would like to congratulate everyone that received recognition. The people listed above are just a few members that put a lot of time and effort into the department. Behind each person listed are many others that help make this department what it is today. Congratulations again to everyone.

07/04/2022

The ACFD wants everyone to enjoy the 4th of July holiday this year. Please leave the fireworks to the professionals! If you do plan to use fireworks outside your home, follow these legal and safety tips. For more information: https://bit.ly/4thofJulyACFD

06/26/2022

Thank you again to Andrew W Pang for being on top of things for us. This was his post from the activity on the 25th in the 109 local. Thank you to all of our mutual aid partners as well. C-Platoon at work.

Delayed post
Arlington County
6/25/22 - 15:20
Mutual Box 10910
Rescue
1334 S Buchanan St
E109 T104 R102 R109 M109 EMS111 CA114 BC111 FM115 SAF111 TR110 - E104 M104 added on with TR personnel.
Additional dispatch - E209 TR209 R209 R418 M203 REHAB100

Units were dispatched for reports of a worker buried to his chest in dirt. EMS111 first to arrive confirmed worker trapped up to his shoulders in dirt, is conscious and alert. BC111 en route requested Alexandria TR units for manpower assistance due to the anticipated protracted event. Crews began rotating into the trench and quickly removed dirt down to his waist, alleviating the danger of asphyxiation. Medical aid was continued as crews continued to remove dirt until the patient could be hoisted from his position. He was transported to VHC and was conscious and alert upon departure.

Engine 109 has been the busiest engine in Arlington County for the last 2 years. Come along with C Shift as the show off...
04/05/2022

Engine 109 has been the busiest engine in Arlington County for the last 2 years. Come along with C Shift as the show off our engine.

Join us for a quick video tour of Engine 109, the busiest Engine in Arlington for 2021.

03/16/2022

Rescue 109 heads to the Northside last night as part of the RIT taskforce. B-Platoon at work.

Arlington County
3/15/22 - 22:53
Box 10307
House Fire
3605 N 21st Ave
E103 E108 E110 E102 TW104 T106 R102 M104 EMS112 CA114 BC112 BC111 FM113 FM115 SAF111
23:00 - RIT 1: E104 R109 M102 BC212 CH100

Units responded for reports of a kitchen fire. E103 arrived on scene reporting nothing showing from sides A, B, and D. Upon doing a lap, they found a working fire in the kitchen extending throughout the first floor. An aggressive attack brought the fire under control. No injuries were reported to the occupants or firefighters.

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