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February 14, 1910 Driver William Caton of Engine 18 was killed when he was thrown from his fire truck while responding to a fire at 1308 1st NW.
February 15, 1877 Foreman Thomas H Robinson of Truck 1 died of injuries he sustained on February 7, 1877 as a result of being thrown from the fire unit and run over while responding to a local alarm
February 15, 1971 Deputy Fire Chief Vance T. Bartley of the Apparatus Division died of heart disease. His death was ruled a line of duty death
Mon. Feb 19th 2018
story/photos by dcfemsThe Districts newest state of the art firehouse was celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, February 16th.The new quarters of Engine 22, Truck 11, and Ambulance 22 is located at 6825 Georgia Avenue NW, on land deeded to the city by the United States Army after the ...
Sun. Feb 4th 2018
story/photos dcfemsTwo civilians and a firefighter suffered minor injuries during a fire that gutted a Northeast dwelling on Friday evening, February 2nd.Our units were dispatched at approximately 6:30 PM for the reported house fire at 4603 Hunt Place NE. They arrived to find fire showing from the f...
Tue. Jan 23rd 2018
DC firefighters battled a blaze in a commercial occupancy on Monday afternoon, January 22nd.A Box Alarm was dispatched at approximately 2:15 PM when multiple phone calls were received for a bar on fire in the 1900 block of 9th Street NW.First arriving companies found smoke showing from 1936 9th Stre...
Mon. Jan 15th 2018
story/photos dcfemsA 2 Alarm Fire in a Woodley Park apartment building and an early morning incendiary blaze at a Northeast gas station kept DC firefighters on the go Saturday, January 13th.The first fire took place around 6:30 AM in a Sunoco gas station at 1830 Rhode Island Ave NE. First arriving u...
Sun. Jan 7th 2018
video by dcfems/An early morning fire in the Columbia Heights section of the city left four adults and a child displaced.The fire happen just before 5:00 a.m. in the 3600 block of Park Place Northwest.First units on the scene encounter heavy fire coming from the top floor of a two-story rowhou...