Estes Valley Station 71

Station 71 – Estes Park

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Fire Station 71 (Dannels Fire Station) is located at 901 N. St. Vrain Ave and was built in 1996. Former Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department (Colorado) Station 1.

The fire station is named after Bernie Dannels, who served with the Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department from 1960 to 1981, the Estes Park Board of Trustees from 1972 to 1984, and the Mayor of Estes Park from 1984 to 1996.  

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ENGINE 71

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2017 E-One Cyclone II (140860) with a 1,500 gpm pump (Hale QMax), 750-gallon water tank, and 30-gallon foam cell. Former Engine 1.

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ENGINE 72

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2009 Spartan Metro Star / Smeal Freedom with a 1,500 GPM pump, 750-gallon water tank, and 30-gallon foam cell, former Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department (Colorado) Engine 7 and EVFPD Engine 7. Relocated to Station 71.

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LADDER 71

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(Ladder 1) 2019 Pierce Velocity (33498) with a 107′ Ascendant rear-mount heavy-duty aerial.

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ENGINE 713

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2014 Freightliner M2-106 4×4 / Pierce Wildland (27079) Type 3 with a 500 gpm pump (Darley), 500-gallon water tank, and 20-gallon foam cell (Husky). Former Engine 31.

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ENGINE 723

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(Interface Engine) 2022 Freightliner M2-106 4×4 /Pierce Wildland BX Type 3 with a 750 GPM pump, 750-gallon water tank, and 30-gallon foam cell.

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ENGINE 716

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2004 Ford F-550 XL 4×4 / Front Range Fire Apparatus (BF22A36) with a 150 GPM Waterous pump, 300-gallon water tank, and 10-gallon foam cell (FoamPro), former Engine 61 and Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department (Colorado) Brush 9.
This unit is scheduled to be replaced in 2023.

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TENDER 71

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2014 Freightliner M2-106 / Pierce Elliptical Tanker (27793-01) with a 500 GPM pump, 2,100-gallon water tank, and 2,500-gallon drop tank. Former Tender 14 and Engine 21.

SQUAD 79

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(Technical Rescue) 2005 Ford F-550 4×4 / MedTec. Former Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department (Colorado) Dive Rescue.

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UTILITY 71

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(Squad Chase) 2011 Ford F-250 4×4 – Special Service Vehicle.

BOAT 79

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Inflatable Zodiac rescue boat, towed by Squad 79/Utility 71

UTV TRAILER

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UTV 79

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Polaris Ranger Crew with a wildland pump module and stokes basket mount.

Station 1 Historical Photos

LADDER 6

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1989 Spartan / Simon / General / LTI 75′ rear-mount aerial 1500 gpm pump and 500 gallon water tank. Former Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department (Colorado) Ladder 6.

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SQUAD 3

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2003 Freightliner FL80 / American LaFrance / Becker with two light towers, cascade, stabilization/extrication equipment,
rope rescue equipment. Former Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department (Colorado) Squad 3.

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ENGINE 22

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2000 Freightliner FL80 / American LaFrance 1500 gpm pump, 1800 gallon water tank and 30 gallons of foam with drop tank. Became Tender 72 at Station 72, and is the former Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department (Colorado) Engine 10.

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ENGINE 21

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2014 Freightliner M2-106 / Pierce (27793 TR-01) 500 gpm pump, 2100 gallon water tank with drop tank. Former Tender 14 and became Tender 71

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ENGINE 31

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2014 Freightliner M2-106 4×4 / Pierce (27079) Type 3 500 gpm pump (Darley), 500 gallon water tank with foam (Husky). Became Engine 713.

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ENGINE 61

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2004 Ford F-550 4×4 XL Super Duty / Front Range Fire Apparatus (BF22A36) 150 gpm pump (Waterous), 300 gallon water tank with foam (FoamPro). Became Engine 716 and is the former Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department (Colorado) Brush 9.

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DIVE RESCUE

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2005 Ford F-550 XLT Super Duty / MedTec, river & water rescue with SCUBA & swift water. Became Squad 79 and is the former Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department (Colorado) Dive Rescue.