Denver Station 8

Station 8 – Capital Hill

Rick Luebke Photo ©

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

In Memory of Truck 8 Engineer John Whelan

Nate Siebert Photo ©

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ENGINE 8

Nate Siebert Photo ©

(E108) 2018 Pierce Velocity (31434-03) with a 1,500 gpm pump (Waterous), 500-gallon water tank, 30-gallon foam cell (Akron Eductor).

TRUCK 8

Peter Reichardt Photo ©

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

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Peter Reichardt Photo ©

Peter Reichardt Photo ©

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Station 8 Historical Photos

Station 8 – City Park West

Photo Courtesy of Denver Firefighters Museum

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

Photo courtesy of Denver Public Library Special Collections, X-20662

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Horse Drawn.

ENGINE No. 8

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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

Photo courtesy of Denver Public Library Special Collections, X-10226

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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Photo courtesy of Denver Public Library Special Collections, X-29607

AIR / LIGHTS

Ron Heal Photo ©

(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

Duane Troxel Photo ©

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

Photo Courtesy of Denver Firefighters Museum

ENGINE 8

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1971 American LaFrance with 1250 gpm pump and 300 gallon water tank.

Duane Troxel Photo ©

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

Duane Troxel Photo ©

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

Photo Courtesy of Denver Firefighters Museum

RESCUE SQUAD 8

Duane Troxel Photo ©

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

ENGINE 8

Shaun Ryan Photo ©

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

Shaun Ryan Photo ©

TRUCK 8

Shaun Ryan Photo ©

(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 with 1500 gpm pump and 300 gallon water tank. Also ran as TAC 4, Truck 4, and Truck 15.

PUMPER 8

Shaun Ryan Photo ©

(E-14) 1990 Pierce Lance with 1250 gpm pump and 500 gallon water tank. Also ran as Engine 8 & Engine 30.

Rick Luebke Photo ©

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

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Rick Luebke Photo ©

TRUCK 8

Shaun Ryan Photo ©

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

Rick Davis Photo ©

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Shown here with the updated graphics.

AIR / LIGHT 8

Rick Davis Photo ©

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

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Shown here with the newer graphics.

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ENGINE 8

Rick Luebke Photo ©

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

ENGINE 8

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2006 Pierce Enforcer with 1500 gpm pump and 500 gallon water tank. Shown here with the “Top Run” 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 ©

Charles Broshous Photo ©

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

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AIR/LIGHT 8

Charles Broshous Photo ©

2010 International 4400 / Pierce walk-around rescue. Moved to Station 16.

ENGINE 8

Rick Luebke Photo ©

2006 Pierce Enforcer with 1250 gpm pump and 500 gallon water tank.

Jeremiah Herderich Photo ©

Kyler Hewes Photo ©

Rick Luebke Photo ©

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MED 2

Ethan Dunlop Photo ©

(A630) 2014 Ford Expedition 4×4 – Special Service Series, former District Chief 6. Moved to Station 20.