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.

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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


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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.


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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.


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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 3

e-3-0


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ID: E3-0
Address: Clifford and Griswold
Built: 1845
Disposition: Razed in 1858
Notes: Engine 3 organized 1861. Relocated to E3-1 in 1861.
Operational Period: 1845 to 1858

Image Source: Detroit Historical Society. Link

Description: Photo showing nine firemen and the equipment of Engine Company No. 3 in front of the fire station on Clifford Street.

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ID: E3-1
Address: Clifford and Griswold
Built: 1861
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Engine 3 organized 1861, relocated to E3-2 in 1926.
Operational Period: 1861 to 1926

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

Description: Engine house, 1881, head of Griswold St.; Phenix no. 5, Clifford St. at the head of Griswold St


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Read article from Detroit Free Press about this fire company. Last Run of the Horses

ID: E3-2
Address: 111 West Montcalm
Built: 1926
Disposition: Active
Notes: Engine 3 disbanded 1976.
Operational Period: 1926 to 1976

Image Source: Google Maps

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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.


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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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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 5

e5


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ID: E5-1
Address: Larned and Riopelle
Built: 1865
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Engine 5 organized 1865, relocated to E5-2 in 1877.
Operational Period: 1865 to 1877

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

Description: Engine house, Larned and Riopelle.


engine-5_alexandrine-and-cass_1881

ID: E5-2
Address: Alexandrine and Cass
Built: 1877
Disposition: Razed
Notes: New firehouse built on same location E5-3 in 1909.
Operational Period: 1877 to 1909

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

Description: Engine house 1881, Alexandrine Ave. near Cass. Engine 5 built June 1877.


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ID: E5-3
Address: Alexandrine and Cass
Built: 1909
Disposition: Active
Notes: Relocated to E12-3 in 1998. Returned to E5-3 in 1999. Engine 5 disbanded in 2012.
Operational Period: 1909 to 1998, 1999 to 2012

Image Source: Google Maps

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engine-5-3-and-e34

ID: E5-3
Notes: Engine 34 organized in 1909 at E5-3. Relocated to E34-1 in 1918.

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


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ID: E12-3
Address: Warren and Lawton
Built: 1948
Disposition: Active
Notes: Engine 5 relocated back to E5-3 in 1999.
Operational Period: 1998 to 1999

Image Source: Google Maps