Engine 1

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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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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 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.

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Image Source:WSU Virtual Motor City Collection. Link


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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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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.


engine-1_larned-at-wayne

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.


engine1-3

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.


engine9-1

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


engine-18_mt-elliott-at-sylvester_1892

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


e6-3

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

Image Source: Link

gm-e6-3

Image Source: Google Map

Water Tower 1

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ID: WT-1
Address: East Larned, north side of street, between St Antoine and Hastings, mid-block.
Built: 1893
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Water Tower 1 organized 1893, elocated to E6-2 in 1927. 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 1927.

Image Source: Image Source: Detroit Historical Society. Link


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ID: E6-2
Address: Hastings and High
Built: 1903
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Reloacted to E1-3 in 1929.
Operational Period: 1927 to 1929.

Image Source: Detroit Historical Society. Link

Description: Seven men, predominately uniformed Detroit Fire Department firefighters, posing in and around an Ahrens-Fox fire engine, presumably Engine No. 6, parked outside the bay of the fire station at Hastings Street and High Street. ”D.F.D. 1903,” is carved in a pediment above one of the doors in the background.


engine1-3

ID: E1-3
Address: Larned and Wayne
Built: 1929
Disposition: Closed
Notes: Disbanded 1953
Operational Period: 1929 to 1953.

Image Source: Detroit Historical Society. Link

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