Brighton Station 53

Station 53 – Barr Lake

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Fire Station 53 is located at 16681 E. 120th Ave, remodeled in 2006. Station 53’s first due area surrounds the northern end of DIA (Denver International Airport) and the north end of Commerce City.

ENGINE 53

Photo courtesy of Erik Marquez

(E009) 2022 Pierce Velocity (36414-01) with a 1,500 GPM Pierce PUC midship pump, 750-gallon water tank, and 30-gallon foam cell. Triplet to Engine 54 & Engine 55. 

Photo courtesy of Erik Marquez

Photo courtesy of Erik Marquez

Photo courtesy of Erik Marquez

Photo courtesy of Erik Marquez

Photo courtesy of Erik Marquez

BRUSH 53

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(3-10-2) 2010 Ford F-350 4×4 / 125 GPM pump, 300-gallon water tank, & 10-gallon foam cell, former Attack 53.

TENDER 53

Keith Kahler Photo ©

(2-09-3) 2009 Kenworth T800 / Wolverine Pumper-Tanker with a 500 GPM pump, 3000-gallon water tank, and 4000-gallon port-a-pond.

Brighton purchased the last two tenders ever built by Wolverine before they went out of business.

Charles Broshous Photo ©

BOAT 53

Keith Kahler Photo ©

(7-10-6) 2008 Zodiac with 2010 Trailer Source.

Station 53 Historical Photos

Station 53

Michael Block Photo ©

Fire Station 53 located at 16681 E. 120th Ave. shown here before the remodeled in 2006.

ENGINE 53

Michael Block Photo ©

International 4×4 / KME 1500 gpm pump and 500 gallon water tank, also ran as Engine 54 for a short time, and became Oak Creek Fire Protection District (Colorado) Engine 8-4.

TANKER 53

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1979 Ford L9000 3000 gallon water tank, also ran as Tanker 509 and became Bennett Fire Department (Colorado) Tanker 710.

ATTACK 53

Charles Broshous Photo ©

2009 Ford F-350 4×4 Super Duty 125 gpm pump, 300 gallon water tank with 10 gallons of foam, became Brush 53.

EMS 53

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2011 Chevy Suburban 4×4, rotated into reserve status.

TRUCK 53

Charles Broshous Photo ©

2003 Spartan Gladiator / Smeal 75′ rear-mount aerial ladder 1500 gpm pump, 500 gallon water tank with 30 gallons of foam, former Truck 51 and was refurbished in 2013 by SVI. Became a reserve truck.

Keith Kahler Photo ©

ENGINE 53

Rick Luebke Photo ©

(E004) 2007 Spartan Advantage FF / Smeal (3522) with a 1,500 GPM Waterous pump, 1000-gallon water tank, and 30-gallon foam cell.

Photo courtesy of Erik Marquez

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

Photo courtesy of Erik Marquez