June 11, 1805
Great Detroit Fire.
Eagle Engine Company organized.
First firehouse constructed at Bates and East Larned.
Protection Number 1 and Hurlbut Hose Company 1 organized. Housed at Bates and East Larned.
Eagle Engine Company 2 organized at Fort and Griswold.
New firehouse for Protection Number 1 at Bates and East Larned.
Wolverine Engine Company 3 organized at Randolph and Atwater.
Rescue Hook and Ladder and Axe Company organized. Housed at Bates and East Larned.
Lafayette Engine Company 4 organized at Wayne and Congress.
New firehouse for Eagle Engine Company 2 at Fort and Griswold.
Phoenix Engine Company 5 organized at Clifford and Griswold.
Michigan Engine Company 6 organized Larned between St Antoine and Hastings.
Michigan Engine Company 6 renamed to Alert Engine Company 6.
Wolverine Engine Company 3 relocated to Larned and Brush. Disbanded in 1860.
Union Engine Company 7 organized at Riopelle and Larned.
Mechanics Engine Company 8 organized at Third between Lafayette and Howard.
Alert Engine Company 6 renamed to Rough and Ready Engine Company 6.
Relief Hook and Ladder Company 2 organized at Washington and Larned.
Relief Hook and Ladder Company 2 disbanded.
Phoenix Engine Company 5 renamed Washington Engine Company 5.
Rough and Ready Engine Company 6 renamed Neptune Engine Company 6.
Fighting between companies forces Common Council to disband current fire companies and form eight new ones.
New station for Protection Engine Company 1 and Hurlbut Hose at Wayne and Larned. First Fire Department Headquarters. Adjacent to quarters of Rescue Hook and Ladder Company 1.
Detroit Engine Company 9 organized at Gratiot between Beaubien and St Antoine.
Operative Engine Company 10 organized at Orchard (later Elizabeth) between 5th and 6th.
Hamtramck Spouters Number 11 organized at East Jefferson and St Aubin.
New firehouse for Eagle Engine Company 2 at Larned and St Antoine.
Woodbridge Engine Company 12 organized at Fort and Thompson (later 12th).
Delivery of first steam fire engine and first fire horses. Lafayette Engine Company 1 organized at Wayne between Larned and Congress.