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July 25, 1894 on this day three DC Fireman were killed in the line of duty as a result of burning to death at a fire at Knox's Express Stables 2nd & B St NW. Assistant Foreman Sam. Mastin and Pvt's Michael R. Fenton and Dennis O'Donoghue all from Engine Company

July 26, 1927 Lt. Samuel L Gallahan of Engine 26 died when a car struck the fire truck he was on.

July 26, 1974 Truck 4 moved to new quarters with Engine 6 at 1300 New Jersey Ave. N.W

On July 27, 1866, the town reorganized the fire department to one part paid steam fire engine company. The steam engine arrived from the Amoskeag Works, Manchester, New Hampshire and named the "Henry Addison" in March 1867. The vigilant house was used for the new company and was known as the Georgetown Fire Company No. 1 until it was incorporated into the DCFD in 1871.

July 27, 1910 Pvt Stewart K. Rosenberger of Engine 10 was killed when he fell from a ladder while working on the fire ground at 14th & H St NE.

Recent Calls
Sat. Jul 25th 2015
On Friday morning, firefighters from the Second Battalion responded to 4643 Benning Road NE for a reported apartment building on fire.First units on the scene reported smoke showing from a two-story apartment building with all residents out safely,Fire crews enter the apartment building and located ...
Wed. Jul 22nd 2015
Around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, firefighters from the Second Battalion responded to the 800 block of 46th Street NE in the Deanwood community for a reported house fire.Engine 27, first on the scene reported fire showing from the first floor of a two-story vacant dwelling with fire extending to t...
Sun. Jul 19th 2015
On Friday night, firefighters from the Second Battalion responded 4600 Grant Street5 NE in the Deanwood community for a reported house fire.Firefighters arrive on the scene and reported a two-story frame dwelling well involved.With heavy fire condition on arrival, firefighters had to battle the mass...
Sat. Jul 11th 2015
story/photos by DCFireEMSRecruit Class 372 have entered their final stage of training better known as Burn Week.. Training began at the DCFEMS Training Academy in Southwest on Thursday, July 9 and will end on Wednesday, July 15. Recruits will put into practice the skills they have acquired during an...
Mon. Jun 22nd 2015
Around 4 p.m  Sunday, firefighters from the First and Second Battalion was called to the 1900 block of M St NE for a house fire.Engine 10 along with Truck 13 first on the scene reported smoke showing from the top floor of a two-story duplex dwelling.Firefighters from 10 engine quickly enter the...