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2020 Incident Responses
Month Station 8 Station 28 Total
Jan 986 337 1323
Feb 913 345 1258
Mar 885 317 1202
Apr
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Nov
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Total 2784 999 3783

Historic Incident Responses
Year Station 8 Station 28 Total
2019 11813 4198 16011
2018 12026 4062 16088
2016 11615 3863 15478
2016 11478 3664 15142
2015 11109 3421 14530
2014 10602 3438 14040
2013 10316 3443 13759
2012 10313 3702 14015
2011 9956 3820 13776
2010 10406 3727 14133
2009 10837 3631 14468

Our Fire Museum

The Gaithersburg - Washington Grove Volunteer Fire Department (GWGVFD) Museum, at 13 East Diamond Avenue in Gaithersburg, is open on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The fire station at 13 East Diamond Avenue housed the GWGVFD from the 1930s until 1978, when the department moved to its current firehouse on Montgomery Village Avenue.

The museum includes the Diamond-T, a restored 1941 pumper engine, the 1983 Seagrave pumper engine, and displayshistoric helmets, uniforms, badges, department logs, radios and other items dating back to the 1920s. Touch-screen computers display fire prevention instructional programs.

 

 

Visit the
Gaithersburg-Washington Grove Volunteer Fire Department
Fire Museum

13 East Diamond Avenue in Olde Towne Gaithersburg
(Old Fire Station on E. Diamond at Russell Avenue)

Open Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

The museum includes:

  • The Diamond-T, our restored 1941 pumper
  • Coats and Helmets the kids can try on
  • Uniforms
  • Badges
  • Department Pictures and History
  • Radios
  • Touch-screen computers display fire prevention programs for Children and Adults
  • A refurbished fire truck from the 1980s that kids can climb into
  • And many other items dating back to the 1920s
  • Smokey the Bear
  • Souvenirs for sale
  • Fun for the Kids…Fun for the Family…and Bring your camera!!

COME SEE OUR HISTORY

For Information Call 301-646-1222

Our fully restored 1941 Diamond T Pumper, which is displayed in our Engine Room.

In the foreground is the Museum Sales Counter: Items for sale include Hats, Tee Shirts, Cups and many more items.
This display is the Running Gear worn by our past Fire Chief: Byron H. Miller served as Chief from 1953 -1973.

   A replica of "Smokey the Bear" which was carved from a tree trunk and was donated to the Fire Department.

Picture of Old Fire Station 8.

Picture of the dedication plaque in our Museum honoring Captain Wesley L. Briggs who died in the line of Duty in 1952.

 

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