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February 19, 1932 Pvt Maurice P.Corbett of Truck 4 was killed as a result of a collision with a street car at 11 & P St's NW.
February 20, 1891 Pvt. Thomas R. Newman of Truck A died of injuries sustained on February 19, 1891 when the fire unit he was on was struck by a cable car at 7th & D St's NW.
February 21, 1870 the new department expanded for the first time with the addition of "South Washington Fire Company No. 4" located at Virginia Ave. & 4 1/2 Street S.W. The new steam engine was built by Silsby rated at 600 GPM and was named the "Sayles J. Bowen". The hose reel carriage was built by McDermott Bros.
On February 22, 1853 The Western Hose Company was organized and located on 23rd Street between L & M Streets N.W. This company served 1853 – 1864.
February 23, 1933 Captain Robert G. Anderson of Engine 22 died from a heart attack while on duty. His death was ruled a line of duty death.
February 24, 1955 Captain George R, Flaherty of Engine 1 died of smoke inhalation at a five alarm fire at the Union Hardware Store, 700 D St NW Box 124.
February 27, 1939 Chief Engineer Charles E. Schrom died from heart disease. His death was ruled a line of duty death.
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