Engine 7

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ID: E7-1
Address: Elmwood and Fort
Built: 1874
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Engine 7 organized 1874, relocated to E7-2 in 1893. Relocated to E7-1 in 1950. Relocated to E7-3 in 1970.
Operational Period: 1874 to 1893, 1950 to 1970.

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

Description: Engine House 1881, Fort & Elmwood Ave., Engine 7.


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ID: E7-2
Address: Concord and Jefferson
Built: 1893
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Relocated to E7-1 in 1950.
Operational Period: 1893 to 1950.


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ID: E7-3
Address: Lafayette and Mt Elliott
Built: 1970
Disposition: Active
Notes: Disbanded 1976, reorganized 1978. Engine 7 disbanded 1979.
Operational Period: 1970 to 1976, 1978 to 1979.

Image Source: Google Maps

Engine 12

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ID: E12-1
Address: Grand River and 16th
Built: 1886
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Engine 12 organized 1886. Relocated to E12-2 in 1928.
Operational Period: 1886 to 1928


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ID: E12-2
Address: Merrick and 12th
Built: 1928
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Relocated to E12-3 in 1948.
Operational Period: 1928 to 1948

Image Source: Detroit Fire Department, 1701-2007, M.T. Publishing Company, Inc. 2007. Page 146.


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ID: E12-3
Address: Warren and Lawton
Built: 1948
Disposition: Active
Notes: Engine 12 disbanded 1976.
Operations Dates: 1948 to 1976

Image Source: Google Maps

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Image Source: Link

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ID: E12-3

Image Source: Detroit Historical Society. Link

Description: Detroit Fire Department Training Academy at West Warren Avenue and Lawton Street. Circa 1950.

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ID: E12-3

Image Source: Bing Maps

Engine 14

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ID: E14-1
Address: Scotten near Michigan
Built: 1888
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Engine 14 organized 1888. Relocated to L4-2 in 1929.
Operational Period: 1888 to 1929


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ID: L4-2
Address: Vinewood and West Grand
Built: 1910
Disposition: Closed
Notes: Engine 14 disbanded 1940.
Operational Period: 1929 to 1940

Image Source: Google Maps

Engine 16

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ID: E16-1
Address: Foot of 5th Street
Built: 1888
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Engine 16 (Fire Boat) organized 1893. Relocated to E16-2 in 1928.
Operational Period: 1893 to 1928

Image Source: Detroit Historical Society. Link 

Description: Group portrait photo of seven uniformed Detroit Fire Department firefighters, and one man in a light colored shirt and cap, posed on the lawn in front of the fire station for the fire boat JAMES R. ELLIOT. A portion of a boat moored to a bollard, is visible in the background on the right. ”Old Fire Boat Fire House, the Old Elliott”. Circa 1905.


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ID: E16-2
Address: Foot of Randolph Street
Built: 1928
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Relocated to E16-3 in 1930. Relocated back to E16-2 in 1960, then back to E16-3 in 1955.
Operational Period: 1928 to 1930, 1950 to 1955


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ID: E16-3
Address: Foot of 24th Street
Built: 1930
Disposition: Active
Notes: Relocated back to E16-2 in 1960, then back to E16-3 in 1955. Engine 16 disbanded 1976, reorganized 1979, disbanded again in 1983. Reorganized as Fire Boat 1 in 1984 and located at E16-3.
Operational Period: 1930 to 1950, 1955 to 1976, 1979 to 1983

Image Source: Bing Maps

Engine 26

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ID: E26-1
Address: Crane and Brinket
Built: 1901
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Engine 26 organized 1901. Fire destroyed firehouse (E26-1) in 1925. Replacement firehouse (E26-2) rebuilt on same site.
Operational Period: 1901 to 1925


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ID: E26-2
Address: Crane and Brinket
Built: 1925
Disposition: Closed
Notes: Engine 26 disbanded 2005.
Operational Period: 1925 to 2005

Image Source: Link