Fire Stations and Vehicles

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Fire Stations

Decatur maintains two fire stations. Firefighters work 24 hours on duty and 48 hours off duty in three shifts of 12 personnel each.

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Fire Stations  

Fire Station One
230 E. Trinity Place
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> Fire Station Bond Fund Project

This station, built in 1958, is the headquarters for the fire department. It houses three pumpers, one Quint, one air and light truck, one rescue vehicle, and one ambulance. Click here to learn more about the award winning green design of Decatur Fire Station #1

Rear view of Station One with training tower in view.

Fire Station Two
356 W. Hill St.
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Built in 1952 to provide fire protection for South Decatur. Renovated in 2009

   
Fire Apparatus  
Quint 1 Quint 1
Year Built: 2006
Chassis: Sutphen 75' ladder
Pump Size: 1,500 gpm
Water Tank Size: 500 gal
Hose Carried:
1 ¾" -800'
2 ½ -inch: 200'
5-inch: 1,000'
150' Ground Ladders
Air & Light Truck Air & Light Truck
Year Built: 2005
Chassis: 4400 International with Hackney Emergency Body
Equipment Carried: Complete air compressor with cascade tanks, 40kw generator and 15' light tower. Extrication tools, medical kits, salvage and overhaul tools, spare air bottles and power tools.
Rescue 6 Rescue 1
Year Built: 2012
Chassis: Ford F-250
Equipment Carried: Medical kits, spare O2 bottles, and other medical equipment. The unit is a rapid response vehicle for medical emergencies.
Decontamination Trailer Decontamination Trailer
Year Built: 2004
Chassis: Wells Cargo
Equipment: Decon Shower, Water Heater, Hot Air Blower, SCBA's, Medical Bags, Decon Boots, Suits and Gloves
Engine 2 Engine 2
Year Built: 2001
Chassis: Seagrave
Pump Size: 1,500 gpm
Water Tank Size: 500 gal
Hose Carried:
1 ¾" -1400'
2 ½ -inch: 200'
3-inch: 1,000'
5-inch: 1,000'
Engine 1 Engine 1
Year Built: 1995
Chassis: Pierce
Pump Size: 1,500 gpm
Water Tank Size: 500 gal
Hose Carried:
1 ¾" -1100'
2 ½ -inch: 200'
3-inch: 600'
5-inch: 1,000'
Engine 3 Engine 3
Year Built: 1990
Chassis: Seagrave
Pump Size: 1,500 gpm
Water Tank Size: 500 gal
Hose Carried:
 1 ¾" -1200'
2 ½ -inch: 200'
3-inch: 1,000'
5-inch: 1,000'
Engine 4 Engine 4
Year Built: 1982
Chassis: Seagrave
Pump Size: 1,000 gpm
Water Tank Size: 500 gal
Hose Carried:
1 ¾" -1200'
2 ½ -inch: 200'
3-inch: 900'
5-inch: 1,000'
Mini Fire Truck Mini Fire Truck
Fire prevention vehicle used for education and public outreach programs. It is also an operational transport unit that can carry a patient on a back board to the awaiting ambulance. The emergency lights, bell and siren operate as does the public address system. The unit was purchased with funds donated by The Great Decatur Beer Tasting Festival, Decatur First Bank, Decatur Arts Alliance, Decatur Business Association and the South Decatur Community Development Corp.

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