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The Friendship Fire Association in conjunction with the DC Fire & EMS Department is hosting the 150th Anniversary ceremony of the Washington City Fire Department, forerunner of the present department. The ceremony will take place on Saturday November 8, 2014 from noon until 2 PM at the quarters of Engine Co. 3, 439 New Jersey Ave. NW. All are invited to attend, especially present and former members of Engines 1, 2, 3, and former members of Truck Co. 1. The DC Fire & EMS Museum located on the 3rd floor of Engine Co. 3 will be open after the ceremony.

              Parking is extremely limited, street parking in the area is available, but parking meters are in force on Saturdays. We strongly recommend using Metrorail to Union Station, which is only three blocks away, and/or Metrobus (D-6) which has stops at New Jersey Ave. & E Street NW.

              For more information, contact Jim Embrey, President of Friendship Fire Association at jkembrey@msn.com.




October 27, 1928 Pvt Albert J. Greiner of Engine 27 was killed when a piece of timber hit him in the head during a detail at the Fox Theater.

October 27, 1976 Truck Company 9 moved to the quarters of Engine 9 at 1617 U St. N.W.

October 30, 1960 Pvt James B. Curtis of Engine 14 died as a result of a heart attack while on duty. His death was ruled a line of duty death.

October 31, 1993 Engine Company 3 and Engine Company 34 were disbanded and placed out of service due to staff and budget problems.


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