Arvada Station 53

Station 53 – Kipling Heights

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Fire Station 53 is located at 7300 Kipling Street, dedicated into service in 1963. Engine 3 mascot is “The Hose Apes”.

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ENGINE 53

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(E-0008) 2007 Pierce Contender (19775) 750 gallon water tank / 1500 gpm pump with 20 gallons of foam, also ran as Engine 56 for a short time.

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BRUSH 53

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(BR-0002) Dodge Ram 4×4.

Station 53 Historical Photos

Station 3

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Fire Station 3 located at the current location on Kipling Street, the site was purchased by the district on November 10th, 1956, and constructed and placed into service in 1962.

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Shown here in 2004.

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Shown here in 2009.

ENGINE 3

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1974 American LaFrance (C-12-3937) 1000 gallon water tank / 1000 gpm pump.

SQUAD 3

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1984 Chevy C70 4×4 / Can-Am (SE-536) 500 gallon water tank / 500 gpm pump.

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COMMAND 4

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SQUAD 3

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Dodge Ram 4×4.

PUMPER No. 3

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1995 Pierce Dash 500 gallon water tank / 1250 gpm pump (Waterous) with 20 gallons of foam (FoamPro), also ran as Engine 3, Pumper 2 and Engine 2.

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Shown here with the newer logo and blue stripe.

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Shown here running as Engine 2.

BRUSH 3

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(A04579) 2001 Ford F-550 4×4 Super Duty 250 gallon water tank with department built compartments, also ran as Brush 4, Squad 6 and Brush 53.

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Shown here running as Brush 53.

ENGINE 53

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(19775) 2007 Pierce Contender 750 gallon water tank / 1500 gpm pump. Engine 53 also ran as RIT (Rapid Intervention Team) on structure fires within the District, and as Engine 56 (E-0008) for a short time.

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MEDIC 53

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2012 Ford F-450 4×4 / MedTec, sold and is currently Kindred Area Ambulance Service in North Dakota.

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