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New Page Added July 15, 2012    Updated March 17, 2015

Old Alexandria Firestorm 32    New Alexandria Firestorm 50

ALEXANDRIA FIRE BOAT 201

 

"Vigilant"

The Alexandria, Virginia Fire Boat 201 "Vigilant" was built in 2005 by Metalcraft.
The Firestorm 32 is 33' 6" LOA with 10'6" beam and a pumping capacity of 2200 gpm.
The fire boat is docked at a marina on the Potomac River near Founders Park
(North Union St.) between Reagan National Airport and the I-95 Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge.

 

 

ALEXANDRIA NEW FIRE BOAT 201

 

"ALEXANDRIA MARINE 201"

2013 MetalCraft Firestorm 50
50' LOA   15'10" beam
7400 GPM - 4 monitors
100 gallons of AFFF
 

New Alexandria boat shown at MetalCraft in Kingston, Ontario
August 2013

 

"ALEXANDRIA MARINE 201"

2013 Firestorm 50
50' LOA   15'10" beam
7400 GPM - 4 monitors

Photos at the Founders Park, Potomac River pier with ice in the water
February 2015
 

 

Alexandria Engine 201
Is assigned nearby to the boat and staffs the boat when needed.

 

Interestingly, a nearby neighborhood in old Alexandria has dwellings which still
display fire marks that were probably original.

 

 

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