Fort Wayne Fire Department
Station 1 - Headquarters

Fort Wayne is Indiana's second largest city and is located 130 miles northeast of Indianapolis along I-69 in Allen County. Fort Wayne Fire provides Fire, Tactical Rescue, Hazardous Materials and BLS response from 18 firehouses throughout the city. The department's 350+ career firefighters protect 251,000 residents and 107 square miles. ALS Ambulance and Paramedic Services are provided by TRAA, a local, private company.

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Fort Wayne Fire Department Station 1 - 419 East Main Street - Headquarters

Fort Wayne Fire Department Station 1 - 419 East Main Street - Headquarters
Located in the heart of downtown, Station 1 is home to numerous apparatus including, Engine, Truck, Rescue and Battalion 1,
the Dive Rescue Truck, Allen County Hazmat Unit, and various staff and administration vehicles.

 
Engine 1 - 2001 Pierce Enforcer Customer Pumper - 1500gpm/500gal

Engine 1 - 2001 Pierce Enforcer Customer Pumper - 1500gpm/500gal
Engine 1's first-due district includes most all of downtown Fort Wayne.

 
Engine 1 - 2001 Pierce Enforcer Customer Pumper - 1500gpm/500gal

Engine 1 - 2001 Pierce Enforcer Customer Pumper - 1500gpm/500gal

 
Truck 1 - 2006 American LaFrance Eagle 100' Mid-mount Tower - 2000gpm/300gal

Truck 1 - 2006 American LaFrance Eagle 100' Mid-mount Tower - 2000gpm/300gal
This mid-mount ladder's low height allows it to respond under several low-clearance railroad bridges that cut across the
southern sections of downtown Fort Wayne.

 
Truck 1 - 2006 American LaFrance Eagle 100' Mid-mount Tower - 2000gpm/300gal

Truck 1 - 2006 American LaFrance Eagle 100' Mid-mount Tower - 2000gpm/300gal

 
Former Truck 1 - 1995 Seagrave 100' Rear-mount Ladder - 2000gpm/250gal

Former Truck 1 - 1995 Seagrave 100' Rear-mount Ladder - 2000gpm/250gal
In late 2004, this Truck was refurbished and reassigned from Station 2. However, with the arrival of the American LaFrance
above, it was reassigned again to Truck 12 in early 2007.

 
Rescue 1 - 2003 Pierce Enforcer Walk-around Heavy Rescue

Rescue 1 - 2003 Pierce Enforcer Walk-around Heavy Rescue
Rescue 1 is the primary Heavy Rescue Unit for incidents around Fort Wayne. It responds to the majority of serious
extrication calls and all working fires. Rescue 1's equipment includes a 35,000-watt generator, hose reels for rescue tools
and an on-board cascade system with 24 full spare air bottles.

 
Rescue 1 - 2003 Pierce Enforcer Walk-around Heavy Rescue

Rescue 1 - 2003 Pierce Enforcer Walk-around Heavy Rescue

 
Water Rescue 1 - Dive Team/Tactical Water Rescue

Water Rescue 1 - Dive Team/Tactical Water Rescue

 
Battalion 1 - 2005 Chevy Tahoe Command Vehicle

Battalion 1 - 2005 Chevy Tahoe Command Vehicle
Each shift includes five identically-equipped Battalion Chiefs located throughout Fort Wayne.
They are currently stationed at Stations 1, 10, 11, 13 and 17.

 
1963 Howe Pumper

1963 Howe Co. 8190/Boyer Pumper #11839  - 1000gpm
Photo from the Rodger Birchfield Collection.

 
TRAA Paramedic Ambulance

TRAA Paramedic Ambulance
TRAA is a private ambulance service that has served as the City of Fort Wayne's primary EMS service for many years.

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Fort Wayne Fire Museum