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DCFD HISTORY

OLD ENGINE 12'S QUARTERS

January 20, 1925 Rescue Squad 1 was organized and placed in service in the quarters of Engine 2 at 719 12th Street N.W. as a separate unit. Rescue Squad 1 went in service with a 1913 Seagrave hose wagon converted by the DCFD repair shop to a rescue squad wagon and a 1921 Cadillac 7 passenger touring car converted to an ambulance by the DCFD repair shop.

January 22, 1885, Engine Company 7 was organized located at 931 R Street N.W. It was placed in service with an 1885 Clapp & Jones 450 GPM steam fire engine and an 1879 McDermott Bros. hose reel carriage.

January 22, 1889, Engine Company 8 was organized and located at 637 North Carolina Ave. S.E. The company went in service with an 1884 Clapp & Jones 450 GPM steam fire engine and an 1889 McDermott Bros. hose reel carriage.

January 23, 1907, Chemical Company 3 was disbanded and replaced by Engine Company 20 at the same location with a 1906 American La France Metropolitan 500 GPM steam fire engine and a 1907 Seagrave 70 gallon double tank combination chemical/hose wagon.



Recent Calls


Thu. Jan 22nd 2015

story/photos by DCFireEMSInterim D.C. Fire and EMS Chief Eugene A. Jones presented Captain Sean Egan, Firefighter Technician James Busi, Firefighter Ricardo Johnson, and Firefighter Raymond Brown with a Commendation Certificate on Wednesday, January 21, 2015.Members were acknowledged for their excep...

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Tue. Jan 20th 2015

One firefighter and a civilian were injured Tuesday morning at a house fire in the Trinidad section on the city.The fire was reported shortly after 10; a.m. in the 1100 block of Oaks Street NE. just off of West Virginia Avenue.Units arrive on the scene with heavy fire showing from the first floor of...

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Sat. Jan 10th 2015

photos by DC Fire/EMSFriday night with freezing temperatures and icy conditions, firefighters from the Sixth Battalion responded to a house fire in the 500 block of I Street NW for a reported apartment building fire.Units arrive on the scene with smoke showing from a four-story apartment building wi...

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Thu. Jan 1st 2015

Around 2:30 p.m. New Years day, firefighters from the Fifth Battalion had the first fire working building of the New Year.The broke out in the 3200 block of Wisconsin Ave NW at the Second District Restaurant when firefighter from Engine 20 arrive on the scene they reported smoke coming from the roof...

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Thu. Jan 1st 2015

The first working fire for DCFD firefighters for the New Year was not a house or a building fire, but a truck fire.The fire was early Thursday morning, in the 1600 block of New York Ave NE, The fire was quickly extinguished. No injuries reported.

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