ACFD Station Five

ACFD Station Five Arlington County Fire Station 5 proudly serves the communities of Arlington Ridge, Aurora Highlands, Crystal City, Foxcroft Heights, and Long Branch Creek *This page is not an official Arlington County Government run page*
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Operating as usual

Saya Salteña
11/07/2020

Saya Salteña

What a great way to start the day !! Thanking our hardworking firefighters 🚒 with some salteñas 😋 #saltena #salteña #empanadassalteñas #bolivianfood #cocinadelmundo #bolivianfoodies #bolivianfoods #bolivianfoodporn #bolivianfoodie #latinstreetfood #foodiedc #dcfoodies #dcfoodie #washingtondcfoodie

Arlington County Fire Department
10/28/2020

Arlington County Fire Department

Yesterday we honored #MedalofHonor recipient Ronald Shurer as he was taken to his final resting place at Arlington National Cemetery. SSG Shurer's heroic actions during the Battle of Shok Valley (Afghanistan) in 2008 will never be forgotten.

Firefighter Joshua Wise has been assinged to Station 5 for 11 years. Earlier this week his wife Jaimee and mother of the...
10/16/2020
OFFICIAL JAIMEE WISE MEDICAL FUND, organized by Cheryl Long

Firefighter Joshua Wise has been assinged to Station 5 for 11 years. Earlier this week his wife Jaimee and mother of their three young children - suffered from a medical emergency earlier this week and is currently in the ICU.

A GoFund Me page has been set up for them to help offset some of the financial burdens. Please consider giving to this amazing family.

#TeamJWStrong


https://gf.me/u/y4yndu

Our beloved Wise Family needs our help right now. On Tuesday, October 13, Jaimee Wise… Cheryl Long needs your support for OFFICIAL JAIMEE WISE MEDICAL FUND

Arlington County Fire Department
10/12/2020

Arlington County Fire Department

A very big THANK YOU to Operation Gratitude for their large delivery of supplies and snacks to our firefighters. Operation Gratitude has been making similar deliveries to departments across the country, and we're very humbled by their generosity and service. 👏👏

10/09/2020
Arlington County Fire Department

As part of #FirePreventionWeek each fire station was asked to put together a short video promoting fire safety in the kitchen. It is a friendly competition where Likes and shares are part of the scoring so please LIKE and SHARE the video!

It's Friday and we've got three great #FirePreventionWeek videos queued up to close out the week. The first is submitted by firefighters from Fire Station 5, who somehow managed to get some of The Arlington County Police Department's finest in on the act! Check it out- #cookingsafety #MittsNLids

ACFD Station Five
10/03/2020

ACFD Station Five

ACFD Station Five's cover photo
10/03/2020

ACFD Station Five's cover photo

This is a day late, but yesterday C-Shift placed our new 2020 Pierce ladder truck in service. It has is an Arrow XT alum...
10/01/2020

This is a day late, but yesterday C-Shift placed our new 2020 Pierce ladder truck in service. It has is an Arrow XT aluminum body, Detroit engine, 107ft steel medium duty ladder with a 500lb tip load. Applause goes out to our department’s apparatus committee for doing a great job!

Congratulations to 5-B’s rookie FF Matt Billing on finishing his probation by passing his final module test.
09/21/2020

Congratulations to 5-B’s rookie FF Matt Billing on finishing his probation by passing his final module test.

ACFD Station Five
09/12/2020

ACFD Station Five

Arlington County Fire Department
08/06/2020

Arlington County Fire Department

APPLY TOMORROW! We will begin accepting applications August 7th. Application link and more info at: fire.arlingtonva.us/employment/

08/06/2020
Justin Trawick

Big shout out to Justin Trawick for stopping by and singing his song "Old Forgotten Street" in front of our brand new Engine 105.

Arlington VA resident Justin Trawick performs his song "That Old Forgotten Street" in front of the brand new fire engine at Station 5 of the Arlington County Fire Department. Don't miss what happens at the very end!

Today Station 5 placed it’s new 2020 Pierce Arrow-XT fire engine in service. Our apparatus committee did an outstanding ...
07/25/2020

Today Station 5 placed it’s new 2020 Pierce Arrow-XT fire engine in service. Our apparatus committee did an outstanding job designing a beautiful rig for us.

07/04/2020
Arlington County Fire Department
07/03/2020

Arlington County Fire Department

This morning Engine 105 was called to assist a family of 🦆🐥🐥🐥 that fell in a storm sewer along Long Bridge Dr. With assistance from @ArlingtonVaPD & @AWLAArlington officers, 🐥🐥🐥🐥🐥🐥 🐥🐥 we’re removed from the sewer. #watchyourstep

Thank you to pentagon row’s new business Amore Congelato for the sweet treats. We definitely appreciate on hot day’s lik...
06/28/2020

Thank you to pentagon row’s new business Amore Congelato for the sweet treats. We definitely appreciate on hot day’s like today.

Congratulations to Firefighter/Medic Laura Keeley for completing her ride along time and now released to ride by her sel...
06/14/2020

Congratulations to Firefighter/Medic Laura Keeley for completing her ride along time and now released to ride by her self as a medic. Her first shift alone is being driven by Firefighter Greg Karel.

Soon you will see a new engine running out of station 5.
06/04/2020

Soon you will see a new engine running out of station 5.

On June 3, 2020, the Arlington County Fire Department took delivery of 2 new Pierce Manufacturing pumpers. These state of the art pieces of equipment come to us as bare-bones and will now be fitted with communications equipment and loaded with tools and hoses. Engine companies are the workhorses of the Fire Department and carry tools, water, medical equipment and of course firefighter/EMT's. Thanks to the Arlington, Virginia County Board for its continued support in making sure we have the best and safest equipment on the market. Thanks to all the folks at our equipment bureau for maintaining this complex machinery. Lastly, thanks to our residents of Arlington County for their incredible support, it's an honor serving you.

#ThankYou Akira Day for arranging a lunch drop off for Station 5-C yesterday. It was greatly appreciated by the crew.
05/02/2020

#ThankYou Akira Day for arranging a lunch drop off for Station 5-C yesterday. It was greatly appreciated by the crew.

A big Thank You to our very own firefighter Laura Keeley’s family up in Delaware, for purchasing tonight’s delicious din...
04/30/2020

A big Thank You to our very own firefighter Laura Keeley’s family up in Delaware, for purchasing tonight’s delicious dinner from Chevy’s Mexican food. Our crew truly appreciates the generosity.

Thank you to Washington Capitals Garnet Hathaway #HathsHeros along with SuperFd for dropping off food today for B-Shift....
04/30/2020

Thank you to Washington Capitals Garnet Hathaway #HathsHeros along with SuperFd for dropping off food today for B-Shift. Go CAPS!

Jaleo graciously dropped off some delicious food to Station 5 this afternoon. The food and support are greatly appreciat...
04/23/2020

Jaleo graciously dropped off some delicious food to Station 5 this afternoon. The food and support are greatly appreciated. #ThankYou

Thank you to local resident Jacky and @pizzapaisanos for providing Station 5 C Platoon with a tasty lunch this afternoon...
04/22/2020

Thank you to local resident Jacky and @pizzapaisanos for providing Station 5 C Platoon with a tasty lunch this afternoon. Thank you for the food and your support.

Thank you to Perfect Pita for stopping by Station 5 today with lunch for the crew.
04/03/2020

Thank you to Perfect Pita for stopping by Station 5 today with lunch for the crew.

Arlington County Fire Department
04/01/2020

Arlington County Fire Department

You’re going to have to scroll to checkout our #socialdistancing because it matters. Please stay home not only for us, but for everyone in your community please #stayhome to help #stopthespread

Thank you to Pupatella for providing Station 5 with Lunch today!
04/01/2020

Thank you to Pupatella for providing Station 5 with Lunch today!

Please share! This was set up by one of our department member’s wife. Awesome idea to help out local business and Arling...
03/27/2020
#TYFYS Arlington Firefighters organized by Kristin Blaser

Please share! This was set up by one of our department member’s wife. Awesome idea to help out local business and Arlington first responders at the same time.
The goal is $2700, but however much her GoFundMe receives, will be divided up by each shift for meal delivery from local businesses. Please help out if you can or share. Thank you! #sharethelink
(This link should work now)

https://www.gofundme.com/f/nsjub-tyfys-arlington-firefighters?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link-tip&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet

#TYFYSarl (Thank You For Your Service Arlington) Campaign These are unprecedented times … Kristin Blaser needs your support for #TYFYS Arlington Firefighters

03/19/2020
Arlington County Fire Department

Arlington County Fire Department

Important: Please take a moment to watch this #Covid_19 video. These are uneasy times, but know that not every patient we're caring for has the #coronavirus. One of the best ways you can help in this crisis is to be a good neighbor. Be kind to each other, now more than ever.

Some shots of T105 assisting with knocking down the fire.
02/08/2020

Some shots of T105 assisting with knocking down the fire.

The crews from Station 5-B would like to thank David Feiring along with Fairfax County Fire & Rescue Department for shar...
02/08/2020

The crews from Station 5-B would like to thank David Feiring along with Fairfax County Fire & Rescue Department for sharing his knowledge on Fire Protection Systems. His class provided a hands-on and interactive experience, which is especially useful for those assigned to Crystal City.

Station 5 and The Arlington County Fire Department would like to congratulate Juan Cano on his 32 years of service as a ...
01/05/2020

Station 5 and The Arlington County Fire Department would like to congratulate Juan Cano on his 32 years of service as a firefighter. Juan, your dedication to the department and the citizens of Arlington County is greatly appreciated. You’ve always shown care and compassion to both those that you work with and care for and we are all so grateful. Over the years, you’ve coined the phrase “itsssss okayyyy” which brings a smile to all. We’d also like to thank Michelle, Izzy, Gabby & Alex for sharing you with us. God Bless you and your future. Here’s to you having a healthy retirement!! As of today, January 4th, 2020 Badge #260 is officially off duty.

Arlington County Fire Department
12/23/2019

Arlington County Fire Department

WATER RESCUE: At approximately 0340hrs, the water rescue team was called to Four Mile Run to rescue an individual who was holding on to the base of a power pole in the center of the waterway. Our water rescue team quickly deployed a boat and rescued the individual from the creek. The patient was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Arlington PD is continuing to investigate the incident.

Arlington County Fire Department
12/21/2019

Arlington County Fire Department

Hey Arlington! Please join the ACFD in welcoming 20 of its newest Firefighter/EMT’s. These recruits just finished 26 weeks of training and have now been assigned to fire stations all over the County. They now face an additional 9-12 months of probationary (on the job) training under the close watch of their crews.
They have sacrificed a lot already and have now taken an oath to sacrifice their lives in the service of others. While we hope that never happens we commend them for making that commitment to all of us. We appreciate their efforts and wish them the best of luck in their career.

#firejobs #emsjobs #bestjobever #community #service #publicsafety #traineveryday #makeadifference #joinourteam #hiring

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Arlington, VA
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