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Engine Company 05  


Organized: April 1, 1867 as Georgetown Fire Department Engine Co. 1

Original Apparatus: 1867 McDermott Hose Reel Carriage 1867 Amoskeag 600 gpm steam fire engine "Henry Addison".

Became District of Columbia Fire Department Engine Co. 5 on September 23, 1871.

1st Location: High Street Georgetown (Wisconsin Ave. NW) in the old Vigilant Fire Company firehouse.

2nd Location: 3210 M Street NW in the old Georgetown City Hall on November 17, 1883.

3rd Location: With Truck Co. 5 at 3412 Dent Place NW on July 2, 1940.

Current Apparatus: 2003 Pierce 1250 gpm pumper.


Engine 5
Canteen Unit 1
Rehab Unit
Medic 5

Engine Company 05

Contact Information

Type: Engine House 5
Battalion: 5

Address: 3412 Dent Place NW | 20007
Ward: 2
Phone: (202) 673-3205

Nearest Metro: Foggy Bottom-GWU
Nearest Bus Stop: D2