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DCFD HISTRORY

 

April 21, 1937 -Truck15 was organized and placed in service at 1340 Brentwood Road N.E. (address later changed to 1340 Rhode Island Ave. N.E.) with a reserve 1919 American La France 85' aerial ladder truck. It was replaced shortly thereafter with a 1923 American La France 75' aerial ladder truck.

April 21, 1955 Pvt Preston T. Garrison of Truck 13 died from burns and smoke inhalation after falling through the roof during a third alarm fire in the 1300 blk of Linden Ct. NE.

 April 22, 1905 Chemical Company 4 was disbanded and replaced with the organization of Engine Company 17 at the same location.  Engine 17 went in service with a 1904 American La France 500 GPM Metropolitan steam fire engine and the same 1901 C.T. Holloway combination chemical/hose wagon used as  Chemical 4.

Recent Calls
Mon. Mar 27th 2017
Around 1 p.m. on Saturday, firefighters from the Third Battalion responded to the 400 block of Newcomb Street Se for an apartment building on fire.First on the scene Engine 25 reported fire showing from the first floor of a two-story vacant apartment building.Fire crews mounted a quick and aggressiv...
Wed. Mar 22nd 2017
A D.C. firefighter was injured early Wednesday morning while battling a three alarm fire in a vacant house in the northwest section of the city.The fire was reported shortly after 6 a.m. When firefighters arrived on the scene in the 5800 block of Colorado Avenue NW , they encounter heavy fire coming...
Fri. Mar 3rd 2017
photos/video by DCFIREEMSFirefighters from the 2nd & 1st battalion responded just 5 a.m. Friday morning to the 1800 block of Benning Road NE for an apartment building on fire.Units arrived on the scene and encounter heavy smoke coming from the second floor the three story  building with all...
Wed. Mar 1st 2017
 Squad 3 bids farewell to FF's Wayne Ward & Steve Muccino on their last night before retiring. 56 years combined service to the District. pic.twitter.com/HMtGM0108K— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) March 1, 2017 
Tue. Feb 21st 2017
photos/video by DCFIREEMSJust after 1 p.m. Monday afternoon, units from the Third Battalion responded to 3037 Stanton Road Southeast for smoke coming from an apartment building.Engine 19, First on the scene reported smoke showing and fire from a rear porch on the the second floor of a three-story ap...
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