Engine Company 27 (Washington, D.C.)

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Engine Company 27
Engine Company 27 DC.jpg
Engine Company 27 (Washington, D.C.) is located in District of Columbia
Engine Company 27 (Washington, D.C.)
Location 4201 Minnesota, NW, Washington, District of Columbia
Coordinates 38°54′04″N 76°56′36″W / 38.90111°N 76.94333°W / 38.90111; -76.94333Coordinates: 38°54′04″N 76°56′36″W / 38.90111°N 76.94333°W / 38.90111; -76.94333
Area less than one acre
Built 1908
MPS Firehouses in Washington DC MPS
NRHP Reference # 11000284[1]
Added to NRHP May 18, 2011

Engine Company 27 also known as the Deanwood Firehouse is a historic firehouse located at 4201 Minnesota Ave., NE, Washington, D.C.


It was designed by Leon Dessez and completed in 1908. It originally housed Chemical Company 1, which served areas not yet connected to fire hydrants. On June 15, 1914 this company was replaced by Engine Company 27 which went in service with a 1906 American LaFrance Metropolitan 500 GPM steam fire engine and a 1903 American LaFrance 70 gallon double tank combination chemical/hose wagon.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in May, 2011 as part of the Firehouses in Washington DC multiple property submission.


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ DCFire.com, accessed April 30, 2012.