The District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department (FEMS) is an all-hazards agency providing emergency medical care and transportation (EMS), fire prevention, fire suppression, hazardous material response, and technical rescue services to residents and visitors in the District of Columbia. FEMS responds to over 150,000 incidents a year, an average of 435 a day.Put D.C. Fire and EMS Museum and other Washington DC attractions into our Washington DC road trip app , and watch your holiday take shape.
D.C. Fire and EMS Museum Reviews
Found this museum only because it was across the street from our hotel, the Hyatt regency. Hours are erratic and you must climb a three story spiral stairway to get into the museum. Tons of memorabili... more »
While touring the city on a HOHO bus , we were told that this fire station was the oldest in Washington and that it was also a museum . We decided to give it a try and unfortunately we learned that we... more »
I went to visit during the stated times but they were not open. The firefighters downstairs in the house informed us that the museum is volunteer run. I tried calling ahead and left a voicemail but no luck apparently. I have heard good things from people who have gotten in so I’m just taking off one star because of the lack of a tour guide despite the designated times.
Small and open for only a few hours, but jam packed with history. John is an amazing tour guide!
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