Denver Station 1

Station 1 – Downtown

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(District 2) Fire Station 1 (Headquarters / Administration) is located at 745 W. Colfax Ave. and built in 1975.

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OPS 2

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(A750) (Shift Commander) 2021 Ford Expedition 4×4 – Special Service Vehicle.

ENGINE 1

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(E101) 2016 Pierce Velocity (28980-01) 1500 GPM pump (Waterous), 500 gallon water tank with foam (Akron Eductor).

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TOWER 1

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(T53) 2012 Pierce Velocity (24895) 100′ rear-mount aerial platform.

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WATER RESCUE 1

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(R20) (Underwater Rescue) 1991 Spartan Gladiator (3547) / SVI walk-in rescue. Former Colorado State Patrol (CSP) Emergency Communications Unit.

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COLLAPSE RESCUE 1

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(R24) 2008 Kenworth T-300 / Pierce (20594) walk-around (Tractor-Drawn Heavy Rescue).

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Station 1 Historical Photos

Station 1

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Fire Station 1 located at Colfax Ave. & Broadway, dedicated January 2nd 1882, called “Broadway Fire Station” and was home to the Broadway Hose Co. No. 6, a volunteer company organized on February 27, 1881. This station was in service until 1909 when it was torn down to make room for a monument to the pioneers who crossed the plains and settled in Denver

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Shown here in October of 1909 being dismantled.

Station 1 – Central Station

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The Central Station was located on Lawrence St. Firemen from “Hook and Ladder No. 1” and “Woodie Fisher Hose No. 1 are shown here on June of 1876.

Station 1

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Fire Station 1 located at 1375 Tremont Place and built in 1909 with major renovations in 1925 that were done to make room for motorized fire apparatus including replacing the wooden apparatus floor with concrete and converting the second floor hayloft into a locker room and kitchen.

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Duane Troxel Photo ©

Station 1 closed in 1975 and reopened as the Denver Firefighters Museum in 1980.

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 Truck 1,Engine 1 and District Chief 2.

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ENGINE Co. 1

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Horse Drawn.

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One of several horse drawn units used by Company 1.

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ENGINE No. 1

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1940’s American LaFrance pumper. Became Lakeside Fire Department (Colorado) Engine 2.

TRUCK COMPANY No. 1

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In 1921 Truck Company # 1 was organized at the Tremont Station and operated this 1921 Knox tractor drawn aerial.

RES TRACTOR No. 1

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1920’s American LaFrance.

TRUCK No. 1

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TRUCK No. 1

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1949 American LaFrance 100′ mid-mount aerial ladder.

RESERVE ENGINE No. 1

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1950 Seagrave 1000 GPM pump and 300 gallon water tank.

ENGINE No. 1

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1959 Seagrave 1250 GPM pump and 300 gallon water tank.

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CHIEF No. 1

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Lincoln Sedan.

ENGINE 1

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1978 Seagrave 1250 GPM pump and 500 gallon water tank. In 1985 when Squirt 1 was disbanded, Engine Company 1 was re-organized with this Seagrave.

RESERVE TRUCK 1

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1952 Seagrave 85′ mid-mount aerial ladder.

TRUCK 1

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1967 Seagrave 100′ mid-mount aerial ladder.

TRUCK No. 1

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1975 American LaFrance Pacemaker 100′ rear-mount aerial ladder.

TELE-SQUIRT 1

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(E50) 1976 American LaFrance Century (CE-14-4765) 50′ Tele-Squrt 1250 GPM pump and 500 gallon water tank. This squirt was in service until 1985 when it was disbanded and Engine Company 1 was re-organized.

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TRUCK 1

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(T27) 1980 Seagrave (SR-20768 / K75248) 100′ rear-mount aerial ladder, also ran as Truck 8 and Truck 19.

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TRUCK 1

Dennis Metzger‎ Photo ©

(T26) 1980 Seagrave (SR-20768 / K75263) 100′ rear-mount aerial ladder. Former Truck 11.

TRUCK 1

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American LaFrance mid-mount aerial ladder.

AERIAL TOWER 1

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(T29) 1982 Sutphen (TS100 / HS-1639) 95′ mid-mount aerial platform 1500 GPM pump and 300 gallon water tank. In 1982 the Aerial Tower Company 1 was organized with this Sutphen and was refurbished in 1994 with a new enclosed cab, added compartment space, logo and lights.

Rick Davis Photo ©

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Bart Richards Photo

TOWER 1

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(T29) 1982 Sutphen (HS-1639) 95′ mid-mount aerial platform, refurbished in 1994 with a new enclosed cab, added compartment space, logo and lights and was replaced in 2000.

ENGINE 1

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(E63) 1983 Seagrave (HB-40DC / R-79385) 1250 GPM pump and 500 gallon water tank.

Dennis Maag Photo ©

AIR / LIGHTS 1

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(R01) 1965 Ford F700 / Jacobs (697156) with local body works. Also ran as Hamer 1 and Rescue Squad 8 out of Station 8 and Stapleton International Airport Rescue Squad 2. The body was re-mounted by SVI to a Chevy Cheyenne 3500 4×4 HD in 1994.

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RESCUE SQUAD 2

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1973 Mack CF600 / Gerstenslager. Also ran as Rescue Squad 1 in 1976 and later moved to Rescue Squad 8.

RESCUE SQUAD 1

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Shown here relabeled as Rescue Squad 1.

UNDERWATER RESCUE 1

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(R08) 1974 Clark Cortez. Also ran as Underwater Rescue 11.

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UNDERWATER RESCUE 1

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(R09) 1975 Ford C8000 (37001) / Gerstenslager (F-75-6). Also ran as Dive Rescue 1, Rescue Squad 8, and Hammer 1. In the mid 1980’s this unit became the Underwater Rescue and shown here in 1992, this was repainted white. Became Berthoud Fire Protection District (Colorado) Water Rescue.

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Ron Heal Photo

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Shown here painted white and running as Dive Rescue 1.

RESCUE Co. 1

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(R05) 1992 Seagrave (Z74199) walk-in rescue.

Dennis Mtzger Photo ©

RESCUE Co. 1

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(R03) 1983 Mack (R686FC-1031) / SuperVac (Heavy Rescue). Also ran out of Station 6 and Station 11. Shown here with the blue light on the front bumper, the “R1” on the grill and the original box. Became Geronimo Volunteer Fire Department (Oklahoma) Rescue 1.

Dennis Metzger Photo ©

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Shown here with the new box, graphics and logo.

Shaun Ryan Photo ©

ENGINE No. 1

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American LaFrance 1250 GPM pump and 500 gallon water tank.

ENGINE 1

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(E12) 1990 Pierce Lance (E5672-01) 1250 GPM pump and 500 gallon water tank, also ran as Pumper 1.

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ENGINE 1

 

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(E71) 2002 Pierce Enforcer (13610-01) 1250 GPM pump, 500 gallon water tank and 30 gallon foam cell. Became a reserve at Station 22.

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Shown here running as Reserve Engine 1.

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TOWER 1

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(T07) 2000 Pierce Lance (11422) 100′ rear-mount aerial platform, also ran as Tower 9 and Tower 27.

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OPS 2

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(S685) 2013 Ford Expedition (Shift Commander). Involved in a rollover accident on October 22, 2020.

WATER RESCUE

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(R20) (Underwater Rescue) 1991 Spartan Gladiator / SVI walk-in rescue. Former Colorado State Patrol (CSP) Emergency Communications Unit. Shown with old Water Rescue logo.

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