Engine 1

e3-2


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ID: E1-1
Address: Larned and Wayne
Built: 1860
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Engine 1 organized 1860. New firehouse built on same site E1-2 in 1889.
Operational Period: 1860 to 1889

Image Source: Courtesy of the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library. Link

Description: Fire Com. Headquarters, 1881, corner Larned and Wayne Sts., Fire Commissioners’ office and engine house.


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ID: E1-2
Address: Larned and Wayne
Built: 1889
Disposition: Razed
Notes: New firehouse built on same site E1-3 in 1929.
Operational Period: 1889 to 1929

Image Source: Courtesy of the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library. Link

Description: Wayne and Larned Sts; this building razed in 1929 to erect present bldg.

headquarters

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engine1-3

ID: E1-3
Built: 1929
Disposition: Closed
Notes: Disbanded 1957, reactivated 1957. Disbanded 1975, reactivated 1978. Relocated to E3-2 in 1991.
Operational Period: 1929 to 1975, 1978 to 1991

Image Source: Detroit Historical Society. Link

Description: Detroit Fire Department Headquarters on the northeast corner of Washington Boulevard and W Larned Street.

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ID: E3-2
Address: 111 West Montcalm
Built: 1926
Disposition: Active
Notes:
Operational Period: 1991 to present

Image Source: Google Maps

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Engine 2

e2-1


engine-2_larned-and-st-antoine_1881

ID: E2-1
Address: East Larned and St Antoine
Built: 1857
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Engine 2 organized 1857, relocated to E2-2 in 1875.
Operational Period: 1857 to 1875

Image Source: Courtesy of the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library. Link

Description: Engine house, 1881; Larned and St. Antoine built 1857.


engine-2_hastings-btwn-larned-congress_1881

ID: E2-2
Address: Hastings between Larned and East Congress
Built: 1875
Disposition: Razed.
Notes: Relocated to E2-3 in 1918.
Operational Period: 1875 to 1918

Image Source: Courtesy of the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library. Link

Description: Engine house 1881, Hastings St. bet. Congress & Larned.


gm-e2-3

ID: E2-3
Address: East Larned and St Antoine
Built: 1918
Disposition: Closed
Notes: Engine 2 disbanded 1940. Also housed Rescue 1, which ran out of the Larned Street side of the building.
Operational Period: 1918 to 1940

Image Source: Google Maps

Engine 4

e4


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ID: E4-1
Address: Orchard (later Elizabeth) between 5th and 6th
Built: 1865
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Engine 4 organized 1865, relocated to E4-2 in 1873.
Operational Period: 1865 to 1873

Image Source: Courtesy of the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library. Link

Description: Fire engine house, Orchard & Fifth, 1881; Orchard now Elizabeth, Engine 4 built February 1865.


engine-4_18-at-howard_1881

ID: E4-2
Address: Howard and 18th
Built: 1873
Disposition: Razed
Notes: New firehouse built on same site E4-3 in 1897.
Operational Period: 1873 to 1897

Image Source: Courtesy of the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library. Link

Description: Engine house 1881, 18th St. near Howard St.


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gm-e4-2

ID: E4-3
Address: Howard and 18th
Built: 1897
Disposition: Closed
Notes: Engine 4 disbanded 1976.
Operational Period: 1897 to 1976

Image Source: Google Maps

Engine 8

e8


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ID: E8-0
Address: Third between Lafayette and Howard
Built: 1850
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Engine 8 organized 1850, relocated to E8-1 in 1873.
Operational Period: 1850 to 1873

Image Source: Courtesy of the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library. Link

Description: Located on east side of street, about 1860.


engine-8_sixth-and-baker

ID: E8-1
Address: Baker and 6th
Built: 1873
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Relocated to E8-2 in 1918.
Operational Period: 1873 to 1918

Image Source: Courtesy of the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library. Image

Description: Engine houses, Sixth and Baker, built 1871. Photo circa 1881.


engine8-2

ID: E8-2
Address: Baker (later Bagley) and 6th
Built: 1918
Disposition: Closed
Notes: New firehouse built on previous location of E8-1. Relocated to L12-1 in 1982.
Operational Period: 1918 to 1982

Read article from Detroit Free Press about this firehouse. Engine 8-2

Image Source: Detroit Historical Society. Link

Description: Firehouse on the southwest corner of Bagley and Sixth Streets.

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gm-L12

ID: L12-1
Address: Lafayette and 10th
Built: 1908
Disposition: Closed
Notes: Engine 8 disbanded 2012.
Operational Period: 1982 to 2012

Image Source: Google Maps

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Engine 9

E9


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ID: E5-1
Address: Larned and Riopelle
Built: 1865
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Engine 9 organized 1880. Former quarters of Engine 5 which relocated to E5-2 in 1877. Relocated to E9-1 in 1901.
Operational Period: 1880 to 1901

Image Source: Courtesy of the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library. Link

Description: Engine house, Larned and Riopelle.


engine9-1

ID: E9-1
Address: Larned and Riopelle
Built: 1901
Disposition: Razed
Notes: New firehouse for Engine 9 built on same location as E5-1. Relocated to E1-3 in 1961.
Operational Period: 1901 to 1961

Image Source: Detroit Historical Society. Link

Description: A.D. 1901.


engine1-3

ID: E1-3
Built: 1929
Disposition: Closed
Notes: Relocated to E6-3 in 1964.
Operational Period: 1961 to 1964

Image Source: Detroit Historical Society. Link

Description: Detroit Fire Department Headquarters on the northeast corner of Washington Boulevard and W Larned Street.


e6-3

ID: E6-3
Address: Russell and Wilkins
Built: 1956
Disposition: Active
Notes: Relocated to E9-2 in 1964.
Operational Period: January 1964 to April 1994

Image Source: WSU Virtual Motor City Collection. Link

gm-e6-3

Image Source: Google Map


engine9-2

ID: E9-2
Address: Lafayette and St Antoine
Built: 1964
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Relocated to E7-3 in 1999.
Operational Period: 1964 to 1999

Image Source: Detroit Historical Society. Link

Description: A Detroit Fire Department pumper truck that is parked in front of a fire station that shows “Engine 9″ and “Ladder 6″ over the doorways.

engine9-2

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gm-e7

ID: E7-3
Address: Lafayette and Mt Elliott
Built: 1970
Disposition: Active
Notes:
Operational Period: 1999 to present

Image Source: Google Maps

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