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Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol Insurrection

The Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection was an attack on the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., to disrupt the joint session of Congress that had assembled to count electoral votes that would make official the presidential election victory of Joe Biden over Donald Trump. Pro-Trump protestors breached the U.S. Capitol and occupied the building for several hours after lawmakers and staff evacuated the premises. Five people died in incidents related to the insurrection.

DC Fire & EMS produced a video documenting the fire and EMS response to the event.

FBI agents confirmed the indentity of West Valley Fire Rescue Fire Chief Frank Dahlquist by talking with his former colleagues
Robert Sanford left the Chester Fire Department a month after the Capitol attack
A judge sentenced Andrew Williams to probation, and he remains on unpaid leave from the city of Sanford
The department details what its members faced that day and thank DC police for their work to protect the U.S. Capitol
Sanford Firefighter Andrew Williams pleaded guilty to misdemeanor disorderly conduct and faces up to 6 months in prison
The chief officers, firefighters, EMTs and paramedics who responded to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol describe responding to the ill and injured
In the video, department members recall stolen supplies, being spat on while treating the injured
Michael J. Rusyn, 35, is likely to finalize a plea deal with federal agents, his lawyer said
Prosecutors say the recently-retired FDNY member sent a selfie to a friend from the rotunda of the Capitol
An Illinois man with no connection to the Capitol riot quickly found himself the subject of accusations and threats, all thanks to the social media rumor mill
Federal officials recommended reviewing resources on situational awareness, communication and preparation of personnel and apparatus ahead of the upcoming inauguration
Robert Sanford is accused of being the man seen on video throwing an extinguisher that hit three officers at the Capitol riot
A Facebook post by the Glen Echo Fire Department detailed how its members treated officers who were beaten and seriously injured
In the wake of the Capitol protests, it’s vital to reflect on our commitment to community and country
A charge of disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds was filed in the District of Columbia against Andrew Williams, a Sanford firefighter
The FDNY issued a statement after a photo of a man wearing a jacket marked “FDNY Squad 252" during the riot surfaced on Twitter
The firefighter was reportedly photographed among the mob inside the Capitol and was placed on leave during the probe
One woman was shot by the U.S. Capitol Police, and three others died in “medical emergencies,” per DC police
A woman who was killed by police was part of a crowd that was breaking down the doors to a barricaded room. Three other people died from medical emergencies during the protest