Arvada Station 5
Station 5 – Lake Arbor
Fire Station 5 is located at 8100 Vance Dr. and dedicated in 1973, renovation in 2012. Station 5 is a member of the North Area Technical Rescue Team.
(E-0009) 2011 Pierce Contender (24429-01) 1500 GPM pump, 750 gallon water tank and 20 gallon foam cell.
(A-0015) 2021 Ram 5500 SLT 4×4 / MedTec (25261-?) / Fire Trucks Unlimited (2356). Remount and Refurb by Fire Trucks Unlimited in 2021.
(TRT-0001) 1998 Dodge Ram 3500 4×4 / SuperVac (SVI) Light Rescue
TRT specialty includes building collapse, high-angle rescue, and trench collapse gear.
COLLAPSE / TRENCH RESCUE TRAILER
(T-0003) Technical Rescue Trailer.
HAZ-MAT TRAILER 55
(T-0009), former Rocky Flats Fire Department Haz-Mat Trailer.
Station 5 Historical Photos
Fire Station 5 at the current location on Vance Dr. Station 5 was received by the district from Watkin Homes as an inclusion fee for the Lake Arbor annexation into the fire district in May 1971. The station was constructed and placed into service December of 1973, in 2012 the station was renovation with an added area to the north-side of the building.
Shown here in 2004.
Shown here in 2009.
1971 Chevy C40 4×4.
1976 Seagrave (PB-24068 / G-73594) 1250 GPM pump and 500 gallon water tank.
1991 Pierce Arrow 50′ TeleSqurt 1250 GPM pump (Waterous), 500 gallon water tank and 20 gallons of foam (FoamPro) with 1000 GPM nozzle, shown here with the older logo and graphics, also ran as Squrt 7.
1983 Chevy 4×4 / CamAm, also ran as Rescue 5 and North Washington Fire Rescue (Colorado) Haz-Mat 6. Part of the Jeffco Haz-Mat Response Team (Adams Jeffco Haz-Mat Response Authority).
1983 Chevy 4×4 / CamAm, also ran as Squad 5.
(E-0004) 1997 Pierce Dash (ED227) 1500 GPM pump (Waterous), 750 gallon water tank and 20 gallon foam cell. Former Engine 1, also ran as Engine 2 and then ran as a training engine and reserve engine. Became Howard Volunteer Fire Department (Colorado) Engine in 2022.
Shown here as Engine 5
FIREHOUSE DOG “RESCUE”
Station 55 mascot “Rescue” the station dog. Rescue is a Labrador Retriever mix, he was obtained from Safe Harbor Lab Rescue.
2012 Ford F-450 4×4 / MedTec.
(A-0009) 2017 Ford F-450 4×4 XLT Super Duty / MedTec / Fire Trucks Unlimited (1616). Remounted and refurbished in 2017 by Fire Trucks Unlimited. Became Medic 57.
(A-0015) 2021 Ram 5500 SLT 4×4 / MedTec (25261-?) / Fire Trucks Unlimited (2356). Remount and Refurb by Fire Trucks Unlimited in 2021. Shown here without the company logo and the older number color.