Engine 5

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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.


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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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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

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

Ladder 9

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ID: L9-1
Address: Grand River and 16th
Built: 1894
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Ladder 9 organized 1894, relocated to E12-2 in 1931. L9-1 was a separate structure built adjacent to E12-1.
Operational Period: 1894 to 1931.

Image Source: Detroit Fire Department, 1701-2007, M.T. Publishing Company, Inc. 2007. Page 33.


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ID: E12-2
Address: Merrick and 12th
Built: 1928
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Relocated to E12-3 in 1948.
Operational Period: 1931 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: Ladder 9 disbanded 1992.
Operations Dates: 1948 to 1992.

Image Source: Google Maps

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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

Ladder 20

L20


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ID: E5-3
Address: Alexandrine and Cass
Built: 1909
Disposition: Active
Notes: Ladder 20 organized 1921, relocated to E12-3 in 1998, then back to E5-3 in 1999.
Operational Period: 1921 to 1998, 1999 to present

Image Source: Google Maps

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ID: E12-3
Address: Warren and Lawton
Built: 1948
Disposition: Active
Notes: Ladder 20 relocated back to E5-3 in 1999.
Operational Period: 1998 to 1999

Image Source: Google Maps