Engine 6

e6


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ID: E6-1
Address: Russell and High
Built: 1869
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Engine 6 organized 1868, relocated to E6-2 in 1903.
Operational Period: 1868 to 1903

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

Description: Engine house 6, cor. High and Russell Sts., 1881; Engine 6, High St., Waterloo Highway, now Vernor built April 1868.


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ID: E6-2
Address: Hastings and High
Built: 1903
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Relocated to E6-3 in 1956
Operational Period: 1903 to 1956

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

Description: Identified through date 1903 on picture of the station house in the Report of the Fire Dept. for 1904.

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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.


e6-3

ID: E6-3
Address: Russell and Wilkins
Built: 1956
Disposition: Active
Notes: Engine 6 disbanded 1994.
Operational Period: 1956 to 1994

Image Source: Link

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Image Source: Google Map

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.


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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

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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.


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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.


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


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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


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

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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

Ladder 10

L10


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ID: L10-1
Address: Mack and Sheridan
Built: 1898
Disposition: Razed
Notes: Ladder 10 organized 1898. Relocated to E18-1 in 1936.
Operational Period: 1898 to 1936.

Image Source: www.detroitfirefighters.net


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ID: E18-1
Address: Mt Elliott and Sylvester
Built: 1893
Disposition: Closed
Notes: Ladder 10 relocated to E6-3 in 1992, then back to E18-1 in 2000. Ladder 10 disbanded in 2012.
Operational Period: 1936 to 1992, 2000 to 2012.

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

Description: Engine House #18, 1892

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e6-3

ID: E6-3
Address: Russell and Wilkins
Built: 1956
Disposition: Active
Notes: Ladder 10 relocated back to E18-1 in 2000.
Operational Period: 1992 to 2000.

Image Source: Link

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Image Source: Google Map