Thornton Station 6

Station 6 – Fossil Ridge

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Fire Station 6 (Fossil Ridge Public Safety Center) is located at 13150 Quebec St, and dedicated on September 19th, 2018. Station 6 is also shared with the Thornton Police Department as a sub-station.

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Photo courtesy Thornton Fire Department

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Keith Kahler Photo ©

Keith Kahler Photo ©

During construction in 2017 Saunders Construction workers found a rare dinosaur skeleton, the find is a rare dinosaur called Torosaurus (The Thornton Torosaurus) that lived 66 million years ago, and a distant cousin to the Triceratops. Some of the bones are displayed inside the front lobby of the station where the bones where found. Students at Brantner Elementary School nicknamed it “Tiny”, which is on displayed at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

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ENGINE 76

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(FD726) 2011 Spartan Gladiator / Smeal (3953) 750 gallon water tank / 1500 gpm pump, former Engine 71 and was repainted to the departments current colors.

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Keith Kahler Photo ©

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Keith Kahler Photo ©

Keith Kahler Photo ©

Keith Kahler Photo ©

SAM 71

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(FD743) Chevy Tahoe 4×4 (Safety & Medical).

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SQUAD 73

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(FD7027) International 4300 / Frazer, former Med 73.

Station 6 Historical Photos

Station 6

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Fire Station 6 shown here under construction in 2018 at the current location on E. 132nd Ave. & Quebec St, this station opened in 2018.

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Rick Luebke Photo ©