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SOUTHEAST HOUSE FIRE
OLD ENGINE 26 FIRE HOUSE
June 18, 1927 Rescue Squad No. 2 was organized and placed in service as a combination unit with Engine Company 11. When dispatched as a Rescue Squad, Engine 11's hose wagon was used as the Rescue Squad. Engine 11's pumper would then be staffed by extra men from nearby Truck Company 6 and then Engine 11 would be back in service running as a single piece engine company until the wagon returned. The hose wagon was a 1926 Seagrave hose wagon with added rescue equipment by DCFD repair shop.
June 17, 1911 Driver Lee Beall of Engine 22 was thrown from a horse while exercising then he was hit by a truck and killed
June 17, 1927 a site at 16th & Webster Streets N.W. was acquired for the organization of Engine Company 30. However due to zoning restrictions in the deed, the company was not formed.
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