Thornton Station 1

Station 1 – Community Park

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

Fire Station 1 is located at 2300 Thornton Parkway at York St. Groundbreaking was held in September of 2019 and the station opened on December 12th, 2020. This station is also the new home to the Administrative Offices of the Thornton Fire Department.

Keith Kahler Photo ©

Keith Kahler Photo ©

BATTALION 71

Rick Luebke Photo ©

(FD740) 2017 Chevy Tahoe 4×4.

ENGINE 71

Keith Kahler Photo ©

(FD718) 2018 Pierce Velocity (32246-01) with a 1,500 gpm pump (Waterous), 750-gallon water tank, and 30-gallon foam cell. Twin to Engine 73.

Keith Kahler Photo ©

MED 71

Keith Kahler Photo ©

(FD7029) 2017 International 4300 / Frazer, former Med 72.

Station 1 Historical Photos

Station 1

Photo courtesy of Thornton Fire Department

Fire Station 1 shown here in 1958 at 9451 Dorothy Blvd. in Lu Murray Park and built in 1957. The station was closed in 2020 and relocated to a new location on Thornton Parkway. The station was also shared with the City of Thornton and the Thornton Police Department.

Photo courtesy of Thornton Fire Department

Michael Block Photo ©

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Photo courtesy Thornton Fire Department

Keith Kahler Photo ©

Keith Kahler Photo ©

Keith Kahler Photo ©

Keith Kahler Photo ©

Station 1 – Headquarters

Keith Kahler Photo ©

The new Fire Station 1 shown here under construction June of 2020. The new station is located at 2300 Thornton Parkway and opened in 2020.

Keith Kahler Photo ©

Keith Kahler Photo ©

Keith Kahler Photo ©

Keith Kahler Photo ©

ENGINE No. 1

Photo courtesy of Thornton Fire Department

1927 American LaFrance, shown here as Reserve Engine No. 17.

AMBULANCE

Photo courtesy of Thornton Fire Department

PUMPER 1

Photo courtesy of Thornton Fire Department

1957 American LaFrance 1000 gpm pump and 500 gallon water tank.

ENGINE 1

Shaun Ryan Photo ©

1978 Seagrave (WB-24068) 1250 gpm pump and 500 gallon water tank.

LADDER 1

Shaun Ryan Photo ©

1978 Ward LaFrance (100) / Maxim (44453) 100′ rear-mount aerial.

ENGINE 1

Shaun Ryan Photo ©

1980 Seagrave (HB-24068 / J-73904) 50′ TeleSqurt 1250 gpm pump and 300 gallon water tank, shown here before the newer red paint and being refurbished in 1987.

ENGINE 1

Dennis Maag Photo ©

1980 Seagrave (HB-24068 / 1987 -M-79237) 50′ TeleSqurt 1250 gpm pump and 300 gallon water tank, refurbished in 1987 and shown here painted red. 

ENGINE 71

Michael Block Photo ©

1998 American LaFrance Eagle / Luverne 1500 gpm pump and 500 gallon water tank.

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Rick Luebke Photo ©

MEDIC 71

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Ford F-450 4×4 XLT Super Duty / Wheeled Coach.

Rick Luebke Photo ©

MED 71

Rick Luebke Photo ©

2008 International 4300, also ran as Med 74.

Rick Luebke Photo ©

ENGINE 71

Rick Luebke Photo ©

2010 Spartan Gladiator / Smeal (3953) 1500 gpm pump and 750 gallon water tank, became Engine 76 and has been repainted.

Rick Luebke Photo ©

ENGINE 71

Keith Kahler Photo ©

2011 Spartan Gladiator / Smeal 1500 gpm pump and 750 gallon water tank.

Keith Kahler Photo ©

Keith Kahler Photo ©

Keith Kahler Photo ©

MED 71

John Baker Photo ©

2012 International 4300.

MED 71

Rick Luebke Photo ©

(FD7030) 2014 International 4300 / Frazer.

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Rick Luebke Photo ©

MED 71

Keith Kahler Photo ©

(FD7029) 2017 International 4300 / Frazer, former Med 72 and became Med 73.

Keith Kahler Photo ©