SECOND FIRE OF THE NIGHT FOR NUMBER 3 PLATOON, THIS ONE FIRST DUE: 503 COLUMBIA ROAD, NW
   
Sunday, February 21, 2010 
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Just after 0430 hours, Engine Company No. 4 was dispatched, first due on the box alarm. Reports began coming in for a house on fire at 503 Columbia Road, NW. Engine 4 arrived within minutes to find a two-story row house and smoke showing from the first floor. The crew stretched in to the address and upon further investigation reported fire in the basement. The fire was controlled within 15 minutes. Engine 4 operated for just over an hour before returning to the Sherman Avenue Engine House.