Thornton Station 6
Station 6 – Fossil Ridge
Fire Station 6 (Fossil Ridge Public Safety Center) is located at 13150 Quebec St. and dedicated on September 19th, 2018. Station 6 is also shared with the Thornton Police Department as a sub-station.
During construction in 2017 Saunders Construction workers found a rare dinosaur skeleton, the find is a rare dinosaur called Torosaurus (The Thornton Torosaurus) that lived 66 million years ago, and a distant cousin to the Triceratops. Some of the bones are displayed inside the front lobby of the station where the bones where found. Students at Brantner Elementary School nicknamed it “Tiny”, which is on displayed at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.
(FD726) 2011 Spartan Gladiator / Smeal (3953) with 1,500 GPM pump (Waterous), 750-gallon water tank, and a 30-gallon foam cell. Former Engine 71 (Refurbished to the department’s updated color scheme).
(Safety & Medical Officer) (FD743) 2020 Chevy Tahoe 4×4
(FD7027) International 4300 / Frazer. Former Med 73 and Squad 73.
Station 6 Historical Photos
Fire Station 6 shown here under construction in 2018 at the current location on Quebec St. and opened in 2018.