West Metro Station 5

Station 5 – Denver West

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Fire Station 5 located at 14055 W. 20th Ave. in Golden, dedicated in 2011 and the former site of the Lakewood-Mountair Fire Department Station 5 and Lakewood Fire Department Station 5. Station 5 is bordered by Clear Creek on the north, Colfax Avenue on the south, Union Street on the east and Quaker Street on the west. Station 5’s response area includes the National Renewable Energy Campus (NREL), portions of the Coors Facility and Applewood, Denver West, Golden, Maple Grove, Rolling Hills Country Club and I-70. This station has a dual-response with the Pleasant View Fire District and also with Station 6.

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ENGINE 5

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(P58) 2007 Pierce Quantum (19519-01) with 1250 gpm pump, 500 gallon water tank with 25 gallons of foam, twin to Engine 12, and is the former Engine 10.

MEDIC 5

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(A56) 2019 Ford F-450 4×4 XLT Super Duty.

HAZ-MAT 5

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(R-05) 1993 Spartan / SuperVac walk-around heavy rescue, this unit responds in tandem with Haz-Mat 2 from Station 2 for DeCon support, former Rescue 10.

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Station 5 Historical Photos

Station 5

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Former Station 5 was located at 14055 W. 20th Ave. and built in 1967. This station was originally Lakewood-Mountair Fire Department Station 5 and served as Lakewood Fire Department Station 5 from 1964 to 1991 and then merged with Bancroft Fire Protection District and served as Lakewood-Bancroft Fire Protection District until 1995 when they changed to West Metro Fire Rescue. This station was replaced with a new station at the same location in 2011. This station originally was within the boundaries of the Applewood Fire Protection District, before joining Lakewood Fire Department in 1963.

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Shown here in 2004.

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Shown here in 2009.

Temporary Station 5

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Station 5 was relocated to 14055 W. 20th Ave. while the new station was being built. This station was located behind the strip mall at 20th Ave. & Yank Ct.

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ENGINE 5

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(P-21) 1991 KME 500 gallon water tank / 1250 gpm pump, twin to Engine 6 (P-22) & Engine 4 (P-23), also ran as Engine 1 and Engine 19 (Training).

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ENGINE 5

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(P44) 1999 Pierce Quantum (ED469) 500 gallon water tank, former Engine 4, and also ran as Engine 6. Engine 5 is a tribute to the members of FDNY Squad 288, Haz-Mat 1 & the firefighters in Maspeth, Queens that were lost on 9/11. That company lost 19 firefighters, the most of any firehouse in New York.

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HAZ-MAT 5

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(R07) 1998 Freightliner / Grumman Olson, also ran as the Rehab-MCI unit out of Station 10.

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MEDIC 5

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(A34) 2006 Ford E-450 (6435), also ran as Medic 13, Event Medic 20 and Reserve Medic.

MEDIC 5

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(A37) 2009 Chevy C4500 / LifeLine Highliner, also ran as Medic 1 and currently Medic 2 out of Station 3.

MEDIC 5

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(A40) 2009 Chevy C4500 / LifeLine Highliner (RMEV), also ran as Medic 3 Medic 7, Medic 8, Medic 12 and currently Medic 9 out of Station 10.

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ATV 5

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2009 Polaris Ranger, currently running as UTV 9.

MEDIC 5

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(A45) 2014 Ford F-450 4×4 Super Duty / RMEV, also ran as Medic 4 & Medic 8.