Denver Station 8

Station 8 – Capital Hill

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(District 4) Fire Station 8 is located at 1616 Park Ave. and opened in 1971.

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In Memory of Firefighter/Engineer John Whelan

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ENGINE 8

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(E108) 2018 Pierce Velocity (3143-03) 500 gallon water tank / 1500 gpm pump with 50 gallons of foam.

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TRUCK 8

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(T59) 2017 Pierce Velocity (30236) 105′ rear-mount aerial ladder.

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Station 8 Historical Photos

Station 8

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Fire Station 8 “Park Avenue Hose House” opened on October 1, 1891 at 1618 Marion St. and was built for $8,612. 

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Horse Drawn.

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Engine No. 8 and Truck No. 8. The first motorized engine was at Station 8 in 1915 and the first motorized ladder in 1917. 

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Engine No. 8 and Truck No. 8.

ENGINE No. 8

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American LaFrance.

TRUCK No. 8

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1955 Seagrave 85′ mid-mount aerial ladder, also ran as Truck 14 and a Reserve Truck at Station 26 in 1972.

TRUCK No. 8

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AIR / LIGHTS

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(R-01) 1965 Ford F700 / Jacobs with local body works, also ran out of Station 1 and Stapleton International Airport Rescue Squad 2. The body was re-mounted by SVI to a Chevy Cheyenne 3500 4×4 HD in 1994.

Station 8

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Fire Station 8 shown her in 1974 at the current location on Park Ave. and built in 1971.

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ENGINE 8

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1971 American LaFrance 300 gallon water tank / 1250 gpm pump.

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Engine 8 was t-boned in 1986 by Engine 15 at W. 14th Ave. Vine St. that injured 4 firefighters, both engines were rebuilt and went back into service.

SNORKEL 8

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1973 Oshkosh / Pittman / Pierce 85′ rear-mount aerial 1250 gpm pump, twin to Snorkel 16.

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RESCUE SQUAD 8

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1973 Mack CF600 / Gerstenslager, also ran as Rescue Squad 1 & Rescue Squad 2.

ENGINE 8

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(E-58) 1980 Seagrave (PB-24068 / K-73983) 500 gallon water tank / 1250 gpm pump.

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TRUCK 8

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(T-27) 1980 Seagrave (SR-20768 / K-75268) 100′ rear-mount aerial ladder, also ran as Truck 1 and Truck 19.

QUINT 8

Jean Pierre Redon Photo ©

(T-03) 1986 E-One Hurricane 110′ rear-mount aerial ladder 300 gallon water tank / 1500 gpm pump, also ran as TAC 4, Truck 4, and Truck 15.

PUMPER 8

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(E-14) 1990 Pierce Lance 500 gallon water tank / 1250 gpm pump, also ran as Engine 8 & Engine 30.

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Shown here running as Engine 8, and with the newer graphics and light bar.

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TRUCK 8

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(T-31) 1992 Seagrave (JP-09DH / Z-75656) 110′ aerial ladder ladder.

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Shown here with the updated graphics.

AIR / LIGHT 8

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1994 Chevy Cheyenne 3500 HD 4×4 / SVI, refurbished from the original 1965 Jacobs Air/Light body.

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Shown here with the newer graphics.

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ENGINE 8

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1999 HME (1871-SFO) / Central States 500 gallon water tank / 1250 gpm pump with 45 gallons of foam, also ran as Engine 16, Engine 20,Pumper 25, Engine 25 and the wildland engine.

ENGINE 8

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2006 Pierce Enforcer 500 gallon water tank / 1500 gpm pump, with the “Top Gun” company logo.

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TRUCK 8

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2003 Pierce Lance 105′ rear-mount aerial ladder.

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Charles Broshous Photo ©

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Antonio Archuleta / Colorado’s Bravest Photo ©

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AIR/LIGHT 8

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2010 International 4400 / Pierce walk-around rescue, currently running out of Station 16.

ENGINE 8

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2006 Pierce Enforcer 500 gallon water tank / 1250 gpm pump.

Jeremiah Herderich Photo ©

Kyler Hewes Photo ©

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