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AFD News Releases

10/13/2014 10:17:03 AM Smoke Detector and Sprinkler System Saves Life of Alexandria Resident
10/8/2014 12:19:35 PM AFD 2014 Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts
10/6/2014 12:03:35 PM AFD Fire Department Wreath Laying & Memorial Service
10/6/2014 11:15:16 AM Fire Station Open Houses - Saturday, October 11, 2014
9/25/2014 01:25:36 PM Alexandria Fire Department #KNOWAFD Social Media Campaign
9/5/2014 02:17:00 PM City to Host Citywide Moment of Silence in Remembrance of 9-11
9/3/2014 02:01:20 PM City of Alexandria to Host the National “Pink Heals” Tour Sunday, September 7
7/3/2014 11:00:29 AM Fireworks Banned in the City of Alexandria(2)
5/1/2014 03:14:04 PM Alexandria Fire Department receives AHA Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Award
4/3/2014 03:14:47 PM Arrest Made After Fire at T.C. Williams H.S.
3/20/2014 05:56:56 PM Suspected Arsonist Arrested in Alexandria
2/5/2014 11:43:55 AM Andrew D. Snead Named Alexandria's Interim Fire Chief
10/31/2013 06:31:52 PM Two Alarm Apartment Fire Displaces Two Residents.
9/19/2013 09:44:55 AM AFD Open Houses 2013
9/4/2013 12:11:33 PM ATF NRT Activated to Investigate Alexandria Industrial Fire
9/2/2013 04:21:15 PM UPDATE: Six Alarm Fire Damages Warehouse and Injures Four Firefighters
8/28/2013 08:01:30 AM Two Alarm Fire Forces Evacuation of Residents.
7/25/2013 07:48:03 AM Four Victims of Sudden Cardiac Arrest Saved in Alexandria
7/2/2013 02:58:38 PM PHMSA issues emergency recall order of 55,000 propane tanks manufactured by the Lite Cylinder Company
5/21/2013 08:36:01 AM Alexandria Fire Department Celebrates EMS Week 2013
5/20/2013 04:30:58 PM Update: Two Alarm House Fire that Injured a Firefighter is Deemed Accidental.
4/29/2013 10:31:46 AM Townhouse Fire on Oronoco Street
4/5/2013 06:41:30 PM Two Alarm Fire Causes Evacuation of Businesses.
2/7/2013 07:46:09 AM Fire Department to Remember Lost Comrade
12/21/2012 10:42:03 AM One Person Charged in Setting Apartment on Fire
12/10/2012 03:26:32 PM Alexandria Fire Department Offers Holiday Safety Tips for a Safe and Happy Holiday Season
12/6/2012 07:40:08 AM Two Alarm Fire Injures One Resident
10/24/2012 09:27:37 AM Carbon Monoxide Leak Forces Evacuation of Apartment Building
10/22/2012 03:31:20 PM Fire in Apartment Displaces Residents
10/22/2012 08:46:19 AM Kitchen Fires No. 1 in New Report
10/11/2012 03:44:32 PM City of Alexandria Hosts Fire Station 210 and Impound Lot Project Groundbreaking Ceremony
10/10/2012 09:08:37 AM Fire Department Wreath Laying & Memorial Service 2012
10/10/2012 08:42:09 AM Fire Station Open Houses - Saturday, October 13, 2012
9/14/2012 09:36:34 AM Paramedics Treat Construction Worker Injured in Fall
6/20/2012 03:38:03 PM Fireworks Banned in Alexandria .
6/18/2012 03:41:36 PM Gas Leak Forces Evacuation of Businesses
6/15/2012 10:49:31 AM Gas Line Break Shuts Down Slaters Lane
5/29/2012 12:31:44 PM Two Alarm Fire in Storage Facility Closes Eisenhower Avenue
5/21/2012 10:18:51 AM Alexandria Fire Department Celebrates EMS Week 2012
4/30/2012 02:38:00 PM Smoke Alarm Alerts Resident to House Fire
4/16/2012 08:55:50 AM Springtime Safety Messages from the Alexandria Fire Department
4/3/2012 05:00:44 PM Alexandria Fire Department Responds to Possible Suicide Attempt
3/9/2012 08:46:31 PM Two Alarm Fire at Waste Recycling Facility Proves Difficult to Extinguish
3/9/2012 10:36:17 AM Firefighters Extinguish Fire in Basement of Home
2/13/2012 01:32:06 PM Press Conference Concerning Details of Funeral Services for Line of Duty Death of Alexandria Fire Department Joshua A. Weissman
2/11/2012 06:14:10 PM Funeral Arrangements for the Line of Duty Death of Alexandria Paramedic Joshua A. Weissman.
2/10/2012 08:21:50 PM Public Donation Information Concerning the Line of Duty Death of Alexandria Paramedic Joshua Weissman.
2/9/2012 07:49:04 PM Alexandria Fire Department Paramedic Succumbs to Injuries Sustained During February 8 Emergency Response
2/9/2012 04:59:16 PM Press Conference: Update on Alexandria Fire Department Paramedic Injured During I-395 Emergency Response
2/8/2012 09:51:16 PM UPDATE: Alexandria Fire Department Paramedic Succumbs to Injuries Sustained During February 8 Emergency Response
2/3/2012 08:35:22 PM Firefighters Extinguish Fire in Abandoned House
1/20/2012 09:49:47 AM New Fire Officers to Assume Assignments
1/6/2012 09:54:11 AM Person Struck by Metro Train at Van Dorn Street Station
1/5/2012 03:03:03 PM Alexandria Fire Department asks home owners to check their property for abandoned fuel oil fill pipes.
12/5/2011 08:02:53 AM Alexandria Fire Department to Graduate Firefighter Recruit Class
11/14/2011 11:05:29 AM Alexandria Fire Department Joins Put a Freeze on Winter Fires Campaign
11/14/2011 09:20:06 AM Alexandria Fire Department Begins Distribution of Free Smoke Alarms to City Residents in Groundbreaking Work of the Vision 20-20 project
10/28/2011 02:43:58 PM FEMA and the Alexandria Fire Department Remind You to Practice Fire Safety During Halloween
10/11/2011 07:45:09 AM Alexandria Fire Station Open Houses - Saturday, October 15, 2011
10/4/2011 03:11:00 PM USFA Releases Residential Building Fires Topical Report
10/3/2011 08:22:26 AM Fire Department Wreath Laying and Memorial Service on October 7
9/26/2011 10:55:29 AM Pink is the New Red for Alexandria’s Firefighters
9/12/2011 04:55:51 PM Fire Department extinguishes vehicle fire in detached garage. 800 block of Duke Street closed during firefighting activities.
9/12/2011 11:48:14 AM Alexandria Fireboat Has Busy 9-11 Weekend
9/9/2011 03:30:07 PM Vehicle Drives Into Building Injuring Two.
9/9/2011 12:00:31 AM Fire Department Responds to Numerous Calls During Flash Flooding. Several People Rescued From FLood Waters
8/31/2011 03:24:39 PM September is National Preparedness Month
8/3/2011 08:40:59 AM Firehouse Subs to Provide Alexandria Fire Department with More Than $8,000 Worth of Life-saving Tools.
7/20/2011 05:17:58 PM Two Alarm Fire Displaces Residents(3)
7/15/2011 12:15:29 AM Two Alarm Fire Displaces Residents(2)
7/11/2011 09:25:36 AM Alexandria Fire Department Partners with Institution of Fire Engineers-USA Branch to continue the groundbreaking work of the Vision 20/20 project
6/28/2011 02:45:58 PM Fire Department’s Fire Prevention and Life Safety Section to Assume Fire Prevention Role in City
6/20/2011 09:12:50 AM Fireworks Banned in the City of Alexandria
6/17/2011 08:19:23 AM Lightning Strike Causes Damage to Home at Two Alarm Fire
6/16/2011 01:09:23 PM Residential Sprinkler System Saves Home From Fire
6/10/2011 07:47:53 AM House Fire Sends One Occupant to Hospital
5/16/2011 03:48:48 PM Alexandria Fire Department Celebrates EMS Week
5/2/2011 10:53:40 AM 911 Employees Return to Public Safety Center after May 1st Evacuation
5/1/2011 03:02:20 PM Chemical Use Causes Evacuation of 911 Center
4/28/2011 09:19:02 AM Alexandria Firefighters Complete Oversight of Sulfuric Acid Leak cleanup at GenOn Plant
4/27/2011 02:19:17 PM Alexandria Fire Department Partners with Baskin Robbins to Raise Funds for National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
4/27/2011 07:52:42 AM HazMat Team Responds to Sulfuric Acid Leak at Gen-On Plant
4/11/2011 08:40:08 AM Fire Department Employees to be Honored at the 25th Annual Public Safety Valor Awards
4/8/2011 04:07:19 PM Three Alarm Apartment Fire Displaces Three Residents
3/24/2011 12:29:33 PM Alexandria Fire Department Awarded $1.6 Million Grant To Hire 12 Firefighter - EMTS
2/28/2011 09:00:22 AM Half of Children Killed in Fires are Under Age 5.
2/15/2011 08:23:56 PM Four Alarm Fire Damages 14 Apartments.
2/2/2011 09:40:29 AM National Burn Awareness Week - 6-12 February 2011
1/28/2011 08:35:03 AM Alexandria Fire Department to Take Delivery of Two Peak Time EMS Units.
12/13/2010 08:26:00 AM Alexandria Fire Department Joins “Put a freeze on winter fires” Campaign
12/10/2010 08:29:21 AM The Alexandria Fire Department Reminds Residents to be Aware Carbon Monoxide — The Silent Killer
11/29/2010 09:20:27 AM Carbon Monoxide Leak Sends Three to Hospital.
11/24/2010 02:33:57 PM Alexandria Fire Department Offers Fire Safety Tips for a Safe Thanksgiving Holiday
11/9/2010 09:17:45 AM City of Alexandria Fire Department Awarded NFPA Scholarship
10/28/2010 02:32:20 PM Fire Investigators Determine Cause of Virginia Theological Seminary Church Fire
10/23/2010 10:47:40 AM Two Alarm Fire Destroys Home
10/22/2010 06:32:40 PM Two Alarm Fire Damages Historic Chapel
10/6/2010 11:54:34 AM Alexandria Fire Station Open Houses on Saturday, October 9, 2010
10/6/2010 11:50:12 AM Annual Fire Department Wreath Laying and Memorial Service on Friday, October 8
8/31/2010 08:01:14 AM Alexandria Fire Department Graduates Largest Firefighter Recruit Class
8/24/2010 03:29:58 PM Oil Delivery Mistake Displaces Resident
7/1/2010 09:22:08 AM Two Alarm Fire Displaces Residents
6/21/2010 02:54:43 PM Fireworks Banned in Alexandria
5/14/2010 10:33:02 AM Two-Alarm Fire Claims Family Pets and Hospitalizes One Occupant
11/3/2009 10:08:08 PM Two Alarm Fire Displaces Four Families
3/2/2009 11:25:01 AM Snow, Melted/Re-Frozen Snow Pose Risk to Structures
3/2/2009 11:03:47 AM Alexandria Fire Department Responds to a House Fire at 5227 Seminary Road
1/22/2009 08:21:43 AM Apartment fire at 469 N. Armistead St.
12/1/2008 05:16:37 PM Carbon Monoxide Leak at 2912 Commonwealth Avenue
12/1/2008 04:52:28 PM Highrise Condominium Fire
11/21/2008 09:54:05 PM Radiation Detected in Trash Truck
11/21/2008 09:48:02 PM Fire in a House Under Construction
11/21/2008 09:38:26 PM Apartment Fire
11/12/2008 07:58:32 AM Alexandria Fire Department introduces Cross Fit
9/30/2008 12:00:00 AM Wreath Laying and Memorial Service at Ivy Hill Cemetery
9/28/2008 12:00:00 AM Alexandria Fire Department Responds to Report of Gas Leak
9/19/2008 12:00:00 AM Shift Health and Safety Officers (SHSO)
9/9/2008 12:00:00 AM Firefighter of the Year Award
9/4/2008 12:00:00 AM Induction Ceremony for New Assistant Chiefs
8/21/2008 12:00:00 AM Alexandria Fire Department Responds to Accident Involving Metro Bus
8/11/2008 12:00:00 AM Alexandria Fire Department Responds to Apartment Fire at 5352 Knole Court
8/1/2008 12:00:00 AM Alexandria Fire Department Hosts Pee Wee Academy
7/28/2008 12:00:00 AM Alexandria Fire Department Responds to House Fire at 402 Woodland Terrace
6/4/2008 12:00:00 AM Alexandria Fire Department Responds to Downed Tree at the Lyceum
5/26/2008 12:00:00 AM School Bus Accident on May 26, 2008
5/20/2008 12:00:00 AM Preparing for Hurricane Season
5/14/2008 12:00:00 AM Alexandria Fire Department Celebrates EMS Week, May 19 – 24
5/13/2008 12:00:00 AM House Fire 319 South Alfred Street
5/13/2008 12:00:00 AM City Sustains Weather-Related Damage
4/23/2008 12:00:00 AM City Firefighters Adopt James Marx/All Veterans Park

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Alexandria, VA 22314
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