Arvada Station 51

Station 51 – Olde Town

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Fire Station 51 is located at 7900 West 57th Ave. in the Olde Town Arvada and was dedicated in 1953. Station 51 protects the southeast area of Arvada and northeast Wheat Ridge, north of Clear Creek protecting the oldest part of Arvada, two railroad lines, Gold Line light rail line & station, and the I-70 & I-76 interchange.

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ENGINE 51

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(E-0011) 2012 Pierce Saber (25506) 750 gallon water tank / 1500 gpm pump.

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MEDIC 51

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(A-0007) 2015 Ford F-450 4×4 / Life Line Paraliner Type I (RMEV).

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Station 51 Historical Photos

Station 1

Michael Block Photo ©

Fire Station 1 is located at 7900 West 57th Ave. in the Olde Town, dedicated in 1953. The site for the station was purchased by the district in 1951, construction started in 1952. In 1964 the full station was torn down and replaced with a 2-story garden level building. March of 1967 the east bay with the hose tower was added. In 1999, a renovation to the garden level of the building was made so that the station could house career firefighters.

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Shown here in 2004.

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Shown here in 2009.

ENGINE No. 1

Tom Wojtaszek Photo ©

Arvada’s first motorized fire engine was this 1923 Dodge / Graham Brothers. Purchased and modified from the Julius Pearce Fire Supply Company in Denver in 1924, and added a chemical engine. The original chemical tanks were sold in 1942 and the truck remained in service as a hose wagon at Station 1 until 1968, nicknamed “Old Dodge”.

Rick Davis Photo ©

Michael Block Photo ©

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PUMPER No. 1

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Seagrave (Parade Pumper).

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ENGINE 106

Shaun Ryan Photo ©

1965 Ford C850 / General Safety (23659) 400 gallon water tank / 750 gpm pump, also ran as Reserve Engine 4

ENGINE 107

Shaun Ryan Photo ©

1971 Mack CF (CF611F10-1371) 300 gallon water tank / 1000 gpm pump, also ran as Pumper 1 & Engine 1.

Shaun Ryan Photo ©

Dennis Maag Photo ©

Shown here as Pumper 1.

SQURT 101

Shaun Ryan Photo ©

1980 Mack CF (CF686F12-1386) 50′ TeleSqurt 500 gallon water tank / 1250 gpm pump, also ran as Squrt 1.

SQURT 1

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1980 Mack CF (CF686F12-1386) 50′ TeleSqurt 500 gallon water tank / 1250 gpm pump, also ran as Squrt 101.

Michael Block Photo ©

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Shown here as Squirt 1, and with the newer logo and stripe.

SQUAD 1

Shaun Ryan Photo ©

1976 Ford F-700 4×4 / SuperVac-SVI.

SQUAD 1

Shaun Ryan Photo ©

1984 Chevy C70 4×4 / Can-Am (SE-586) 500 gallon water tank / 500 gpm pump.

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Shown here with the newer logo and blue stripe, also ran as Deer Mountain Fire Protection District Rescue 2.

PUMPER No. 1

Rick Davis Photo ©

(E8387) 1994 Pierce Dash 500 gallon water tank / 1250 gpm pump with 20 gallons of foam (FoamPro), also ran as Engine 1.

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Shown here with the newer logo and blue stripe.

Michael Block Photo ©

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Shown here running as Engine 1.

BRUSH 1

Rick Davis Photo ©

1997 Dodge Ram 3500 4×4 250 gallon water tank / 75 gpm pump, also ran as Brush 7.

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ENGINE 1

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2003 American LaFrance Eagle 500 gallon water tank / 1500 gpm pump.

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Rick Luebke Photo ©

ENGINE 1

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(ED227) Pierce Dash 500 gallon water tank, also ran as Engine 2 and Engine 5.

MEDIC 51

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2012 Ford F-450 4×4 / MedTec.

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Rick Luebke Photo ©

Rick Luebke Photo ©

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