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Fire and EMS Locations

Engine Company 04  


Organized: February 21, 1870 Washington City Fire Department. Known as South Washington Fire Co. No. 4

Original Apparatus: 1867 John Rodgers Hose Reel Carriage 1870 Silsby 600 gpm steam fire engines "Sayles J. Bowen"

Became District of Columbia Fire Department September 23, 1871.

1st Location: New firehouse at 4 th Street & Virginia Ave. SW.

2nd Location: In old Engine Co. 7 house at 931 R Street NW on September 12, 1940.

3rd Location: New firehouse at 2531 Sherman Ave. NW with Rescue Squad 2

Current Apparatus 2006 Seagrave 1250 gpm pumper.


Engine 4
Special Operations Battalion Fire Chief
Safety Officer
Ambulance 4
Air Unit 1
Mass Decon
EMS 7
CSU-4

Engine Company 04

Contact Information

Type: Engine House 4
Battalion: 4

Address: 2531 Sherman Ave NW | 20001
Ward: 1
Phone: (202) 673-3204

Nearest Metro: U Street/African-Amer Civil War Memorial/Cardozo
Nearest Bus Stop: 66 68