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LIVE Training: DC Firefighters show how to put out fires

After the Fire. A Look at Firefighter Rehab Watch firefighters go through this life saving process When firefighters emerge from battling a blaze in a hostile and contaminant filled atmosphere, their work is just beginning. The decontamination and rehabilitation process that follows is the next essential component of the incident operations. It keeps firefighters safe and healthy. DC's Fire Department demonstrates the process of putting out fires from start to finish at their Training Academy. Firefighters will emerge from a live burn and will be decontaminated, undergo medical checks, and be provided with fluids and nourishment. This event coincides with the National 2021 Firefighter Safety Stand Down, a joint initiative of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, the National Volunteer Fire Council, and the National Fire Protection Association, focusing on rebuilding rehab to encompass all areas of post-incident health and wellness » Subscribe to WUSA9: FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA – Twitter: Facebook: Instagram: NEWS TIPS – Email:
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