Station 1 – Downtown
Fire Station 1 is located at 1240 Main St. This station was rebuilt to feature a class room, training tower, workout room, weight room and dorms.
BATTALION CHIEF 2760
(A-E) 2012 Ford F-250 4×4 – Special Service Vehicle, this unit is operated by the on-duty Battalion Chief.
(E-C) 2008 E-One Cyclone II (134039) 1,250 GPM pump (Darley), 1000-gallon water tank, and 30-gallons of foam. Former Engine 2701.
2019 Ford E-450 / Braun Chief XL (8276).
Station 1 Historical Photos
The first fire station and town hall was built 1902 at 700 Main St. and shown here in 1953 as the old bell was being removed from the bell tower. In 1952 the community built a new city hall building with the fire department still attached.
Station 1 built in 1957 at Main St. & Spruce St. and shown here with the old bell.
Station 1 at the current location on 1240 Main St. and shown here in 2004 before the complete rebuilt at the same location.
Shown here in 2008.
In 1895, the town of Louisville ordered the first firefighting equipment, which was a hose cart with five-and-a-half foot wheels costing $125, and five hundred feet of Boston fire jacket hose.
Louisville Hook & Ladder No. 1 Company Est. 1887
ENGINE No. 1
RURAL ENGINE No. 1
1952 GMC / International, the first new fire rural engine that the city approved and was purchased by the department. Part of the Louisville Rural Fire Department No. 1.
ENGINE No. 4
Mack. Engine No. 4 was ordered in the early 80’s, and came right after an order of 10 engines that were ordered from FDNY. Mack said that if the department kept the same red as the FDNY they would get a discount, and Louisville has had the same red color ever since. FDNY has changed their red since, but Louisville has kept the same color red, and any FDNY rig from the 80’s will have the same red color as Louisville.
TELESQURT No. 1
America LaFrance Century TeleSqurt.
TANKER No. 1
(208) GMC 4×4.
ENGINE No. 5
Ford / E-One.
(E-C) 2008 E-One Cyclone II (134039) 750 gallon water tank. Currently a reserve engine.
1993 E-One Sentry Quint 80′ aerial ladder 1500 gpm pump (Hale) and 500-gallon water tank, complete refurb in 2010 by E-One, currently running as Truck 2718.
1989 GMC Sierra 4×4 Type 6 with a 350-gallon water tank, also ran as Brush 2731, this has was sold.
1989 GMC Sierra 4×4 Type 6 with a 350-gallon water tank, former Brush 1.
2007 Ford E-450 / MedTec PD-168, sold to Rocky Mountain Fire District (Colorado).
2014 Chevy G4500 4×4 / Braun Chief XL, and became a Reserve Medic
(E-D) 2012 E-One Cyclone II (137430) eMax 1250 gpm pump, 1000 gallon water tank with 30 gallons of foam. Moved to Station 3.
1993 E-One Cyclone TR (12465) / 2010 Refurb (136292) with 80′ rear-mount aerial ladder 1500 gpm pump (Hale) and 500-gallon water tank, former Truck 2716.Moved to Station 2.
(E-E) 2015 E-One Typhoon Rescue Pumper with a 1250 GPM E-One eMAX pump, 750-gallon water tank, and 30-gallon foam cell.
Engine 2701 is on a temporary move-up from Station 2 (Engine 2702) after the Marshall Fire which caused smoke damage and a loss of utilities to Station 2. Engine 2701 will go back in service at Station 2 as Engine 2702 when utilities are restored.