Engine Company No. 3
(Washington)

<1838>-<?>: Hill Street
<1850>-<1860>: 27 Court Street
<1871>-<1940>: 37-39 Court Street

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June 10, 1893 - Firemen Changed Around
May 15, 1910 - Called to Fire in His Own House

 

From Reports of City Officers of the City Of Newark NJ 1905: Engine placed in service May 24th, 1901. Combination Chemical Engine and Hose Wagon placed in service May 1st, 1902. Engine is a second size double Amoskeag (with three-horse hitch), with two-horse Single Tank 60 gallon Champion Chemical Engine and Hose Wagon. Engine and Wagon equipped with rubber tires.

From 1920 Board of Commissioner's Manual: Engine placed in service November 22, 1906. Wagon placed in service May 1st, 1902. Engine is an Amoskeag double extra first steam fire engine, equipped with a Christie Front Drive Tractor. La France combination chemical engine and hose wagon equipped with 60 gallon chemical tank. Apparatus in good condition and equipped with rubber tires.

From 1921 Board of Commissioner's Manual: Engine placed in service November 22, 1906. Wagon placed in service May 1st 1902. Engine is an Amoskeag double extra first steam fire engine, equipped with a Christie Front Drive Tractor. La France combination chemical engine and hose wagon equipped with 60 gallon chemical tank. Apparatus is good condition and equipped with rubber tires.

Fire Department Deaths & Causalities:

Engine Company No. 3 – Julius Schise, Foreman, was removed by death January 15, 1873


Roster for 1873

Name Job Occupation Residence
John Heckman Foreman Harness Maker 22 Nevada Street
William F. Lines Assistant Hatter 36 W. Kinney Street
Edward S. Clymer Engineer Engineer 39 Court Street
George Winans Driver Driver 39 Court Street
William McKay Driver Driver Hose Carriage 39 Court Street
Andrew Amerine Fireman Silver Plater 26 Morton Street
David Birrell Fireman Shoe Cutter 36 E. Kinney Street
George Flatt Fireman Trunk Maker 251 Prince Street
John S. Guerin Fireman Carpenter 15 Nevada Street
Charles Bannen Fireman Hatter 2 Boudinot Street
John Ebert Fireman Hatter 72 Court Street
John Van Houten Fireman Blacksmith 14 Nevada Street
Louis Mack Fireman Jappanner 23 Lafayette Street
Andrew Bassinger Fireman Collar Maker 164 William Street

Rosters

Job 1898 1899 1900 1902 1903
Captain     Theodore Wolf Theodore Wolf Theodore Wolf
Lieutenant     Emil Meyer Robert H. Park Robert H. Park
Engineer Henry Stivers Henry Stivers James L. Jenkinson James L. Jenkinson James L. Jenkinson
Fireman Emil Meyer Emil Meyer   Joseph Dougherty  
Fireman Theodore Wolf Theodore Wolf   Edward A. Stahl Edward A. Stahl
Fireman Robert H. Park Robert H. Park Robert H. Park   George W. White
Fireman Patrick Lynch Patrick Lynch John H. Camfield John H. Camfield John H. Camfield
Fireman George Bauer George Bauer George Bauer George Bauer George Bauer
Fireman John A. Otto John A. Otto James Fagin James Fagan James Fagan
Fireman Frederick A. Reiff Frederick A. Reiff Frederick A. Reiff Frederick A. Reiff Frederick A. Reiff
Fireman   John Van Houten John Van Houten John Van Houten John Van Houten
Substitute     Joseph L. Dougherty    

 

Job 1904 1905 1906 1908 1909
Captain Theodore Wolf Theodore Wolf Robert H. Park W. Jos. Vesey George Bauer
Lieutenant Robert H. Park Robert H. Park George Bauer George Bauer M. T. Quigley
Lieutenant         John A. O'Connor
Engineer James L. Jenkinson James L. Jenkinson James L. Jenkinson M. T. Quigley  
Fireman John Van Houten John Van Houten John Van Houten John W. Van Houten John W. Van Houten
Fireman George Bauer George Bauer John Leonard Jr. John Leonard Jr. John Leonard Jr.
Fireman Frederick A. Reiff Lewis Moon Joseph Carey Joseph Carey Joseph Carey
Fireman John H. Camfield John H. Camfield Freank Krebs Frank Krebs Frank Krebs
Fireman James Fagan James Fagan James Fagan James Fagan Patrick J. Sweeney
Fireman Henry C. Peterson Henry C. Peterson R. H. Winter Jos. W. Brown Jos. W. Brown
Fireman Edward A. Stahl   Ernest Ludwig Martin J. Koppe Martin J. Koppe
Fireman William B. Crane       Fred. Reiss

 

Job 1910 1911 1914 1915 1916
Captain George Bauer George Bauer George Bauer George Bauer George Bauer
Lieutenant M. T. Quigley John A. O'Connor John Mensinger John Mensinger John Mensinger
Fireman John Leonard Jr. John Leonard Jr. John Leonard, Jr. John Leonard, Jr. John Leonard, Jr.
Fireman Joseph Carey Joseph Carey Joseph Carey Joseph Carey Joseph Carey
Fireman Fred. Reiss Fred. Reiss Fred. Reiss Fred. Reiss Frederick Reiss
Fireman Joseph Moehler Joseph Moehler Joseph Moehler Joseph Moehler Joseph Moehler
Fireman John A. O'Connor   Charles T. Penk Charles T. Penk Charles T. Penk
Fireman Jos. W. Brown Jos. W. Brown Jos. W. Brown Jos. W. Brown Albert Mueller
Fireman Frank Krebs Frank Krebs Edward F. Weber Edward F. Weber Edward F. Weber
Fireman John W. Van Houten John W. Van Houten Charles Vanderstreet Paul Huber Paul Huber
Fireman Martin J. Koppe Joseph A. Quinn Michael Fagan Albert Meuller Martin J. Koppe
Fireman James J. McGrath        

 

Job 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921
Captain George Bauer George Bauer William H. Netschert John J. Schoermer John J. Schoermer
Captain     John Mensinger Peter J. Norton Peter J. Norton
Lieutenant John Mensinger John Mensinger      
Fireman Joseph Carey Joseph Carey Joseph Carey Joseph Carey Joseph Carey
Fireman Joseph Moehler Joseph Moehler Joseph Moehler Edward J. Alverson Edward J. Alverson
Fireman Edward F. Weber Edward F. Weber Edward F. Weber Edward F. Weber Edward F. Weber
Fireman Albert Mueller Albert Mueller Albert Mueller Albert Mueller Henry Maninger
Fireman Paul Huber Paul Huber Paul Huber Paul Huber Paul Huber
Fireman Martin J. Koppe Martin J. Koppe Martin J. Koppe Martin J. Koppe Frank Smith
Fireman John Leonard, Jr. Arthur Sauer Arthur Sauer Arthur Sauer Arthur Sauer
Fireman   Peter A. McGlynn Peter A. McGlynn Peter A. McGlynn Peter A. McGlynn
Fireman Frederick Reiss Frederick Reiss George D. Frainey George D. Frainey George D. Frainey
Fireman Charles T. Penk Charles T. Penk Anthony F. Bieger Anthony F. Bieger Anthony F. Bieger
Fireman   Frank G. Broscher Jr. Joseph J. Clancey Joseph J. Clancey Joseph J. Clancey
Fireman   Peter A. McGlynn John H. Conway John H. Conway John H. Conway
Fireman       Frank G. Brochu Jr. Frank G. Brochu Jr.
Fireman       Jacob E. Streckfuss Jacob E. Streckfuss
Fireman       Eugene C. Sweet  

 

Job 1923        
Captain John J. Schoermer        
Captain Charles E. Duffy        
Fireman Joseph Carey        
Fireman Edward F. Weber        
Fireman Paul Huber        
Fireman Henry Maninger        
Fireman Peter A. McGlynn        
Fireman George D. Frainey        
Fireman Anthony F. Bieger        
Fireman John H. Conway        
Fireman Joseph J. Clancey        
Fireman Edward J. Alverson        
Fireman Frank G. Brochu Jr.        
Fireman Jacob E. Streckfuss        
Fireman Frank Smith        
Fireman Bernard J. Fox