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Fire and EMS Locations

Engine Company 16  


Organized: October 24, 1904 Replaced 1st Chemical Co. 1

Original apparatus: Unknown make Hose Reel Carriage 1886 Amoskeag 700 gpm steam fire engine.

1st Location: 1204 D Street NW in Chemical 1 firehouse (originally Franklin Fire Company then Engine Co. 2)

2nd Location: New firehouse 15th & D Streets NW

3rd Location: With Truck Co. 3 and Water Tower No. 1 at 14th & Ohio Ave. NW on June 30, 1931.

4th Location: New firehouse 1018 13th Street NW with Truck Co. 3 and Water Tower 1

Current apparatus: 2006 Seagrave 1250 gpm pumper.

Engine 16
Tower 3
Ambulance 16
Deputy Fire Chief of Operations
EMS 8

Engine Company 16

Contact Information

Type: Engine House 16
Battalion: 6

Address: 1018 13th Street NW | 20005
Ward: 2
Phone: (202) 673-3216

Nearest Metro: McPherson Square
Nearest Bus Stop: 66 68