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engine 31 1932 seagrave

December 7, 1968 Engine Company 15 moved to new quarters at 2101 14th Street S.E. (On site of old quarters).

December 8, 1905 the first Fire Boat was placed in service and organized as the first Engine Company 19.  The boat was named the "Firefighter" and was built by the Harlan & Hollingsworth Co. of Wilmington, Delaware in 1905 and equipped with two Duplex fire pumps, built by the Blake Pump Co., Cambridge, Mass. and rated at 6,000 GPM total capacity.




Recent Calls
Mon. Dec 5th 2016
Several residents were rescued from their homes early Monday morning when a northwest rowhouse went up in flames.Around 5 a.m. firefighters from the Fourth Battalion responded to the 4300 block of Iowa Avenue NW for a rowhouse on fire.Upon arrival, they reported heavy fire showing from the top floor...
Mon. Nov 7th 2016
On Sunday afternoon, firefighters from the Third Battalion responded to the 1700 block of 27th Street NE in the Randel Highland section on the the city for an apartment building on fire.Engine 15 arrived first due and reported fire showing from the second floor of a three-story apartment building wi...
Wed. Nov 2nd 2016
story/photos by DC Fire/EMSThe final day of October ended with DC firefighters battling two house blazes.The first took place in the 5000 block of Illinois Avenue NW. Paramedic Engine Company 9, wrapping up from an EMS call nearby, spotted smoke pouring from the second floor of an occupied, two stor...
Sun. Oct 23rd 2016
Late Saturday night , firefighters from the Fourth Battalion responded to the 1300 bk of Park Road NW for a reported building fire.Units arrived and reported smoke showing from a three-story taxpayer, with everyone out of the building safely.Fire crews enter the building and located a fire in the ba...
Thu. Oct 20th 2016
story/photos DC FIRE/EMSFire Ops 101, a program created by the International Association of Firefighters, and sponsored by DC firefighters Local 36 in conjunction with the DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department, gives media members, public officials, and other stakeholders a taste of what...