Ladder 1

L1


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ID: E1-1
Address: Larned and Wayne
Built: 1860
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Ladder 1 organized 1864. New firehouse built on same site E1-2 in 1889.
Operational Period: 1864 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 1958, reorganized 1964, relocated to E9-1 in 1991.
Operational Period: 1929 to 1958, 1964 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: E9-1
Address: Larned and Riopelle
Built: 1901
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Relocated to E7-3 in 1999.
Operational Period: 1991 to 1999.

Image Source: Detroit Historical Society. Link

Description: A.D. 1901.


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ID: E7-3
Address: Lafayette and Mt Elliott
Built: 1970
Disposition: Active
Notes: Relocated to E18-1 in 1999.
Operational Period: 1999.

Image Source: Google Maps


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ID: E18-1
Address: Mt Elliott and Sylvester
Built: 1893
Disposition: Closed
Notes: Relocated to E6-3 in 2000.
Operational Period: 1999 to 2000.

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

Description: Engine House #18, 1892


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ID: E6-3
Address: Russell and Wilkins
Built: 1956
Disposition: Active
Notes: Ladder 1 disbanded 2012.
Operational Period: 2000 to 2012.

Image Source: Link

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Image Source: Google Map

Ladder 2

L2


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ID: L2-1
Address: East Larned and Beaubien
Built: 1871
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Ladder 2 organized 1871, relocated to E2-2 in 1875.
Operational Period: 1871 to 1875.


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ID: E2-2
Address: Hastings between Larned and East Congress
Built: 1875
Disposition: Razed.
Notes: Relocated to WT1-1 in 1893.
Operational Period: 1875 to 1893.

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: WT1-1
Address: East Larned, north side of street, between St Antoine and Hastings, mid-block.
Built: 1893
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Ladder 2 disbanded 1951. Research has not confirmed that this photo is of the quarters of Water Tower Company 1 but this location would coincide with other confirmed dates.
Operational Period: 1893 to 1951.

Image Source: Detroit Historical Society. Link

Description: Depicted is either Ladder Company No. 2 or No. 6. Circa 1892.

Ladder 3

L3


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ID: L3-1
Address: Montcalm and Park
Built: 1881
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Organized 1881. New firehouse built same location for E3-2 in 1926.
Operational Period: 1881 to 1926.

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

Description: Engine house 1881, Montcalm W. near Park.


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ID: E3-2
Address: 111 Montcalm
Built: 1926
Disposition: Active
Notes: Ladder 3 disbanded 1992.
Operational Period: 1926 to 1992.

Image Source: Google Maps

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Image Source: Link

Ladder 4

L4


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ID: L4-1
Address: Michigan and 20th
Built: 1884
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Ladder 4 organized 1884, relocated to L4-2 in 1910.
Operational Period: 1884 to 1910.


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ID: L4-2
Address: Pinewood and West Grand
Built: 1910
Disposition: Closed
Notes: Disbanded 1976, reorganized 1978, disbanded 2005.
Operational Period: 1910 to 1976, 1978 to 2005.

Image Source: Link

Ladder 5

L5


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ID: L5-1
Address: Russell and Calhoun (Erskine)
Built: 1889
Disposition: Closed
Notes: Ladder 5 organized 1889, relocated to E6-3 in 1956.
Operational Period: 1889 to 1956.

Image Source: Link


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ID: E6-3
Address: Russell and Wilkins
Built: 1956
Disposition: Active
Notes: Ladder 5 disbanded 1976.
Operational Period: 1956 to 1976.

Image Source: Google Maps