Fort Wayne Fire Department
Station 9 - "The Gun & Knife Club"

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 9 - 2530 Pontiac Street

Fort Wayne Fire Department Station 9 - 2530 Pontiac Street
Known affectionately as the "Gun and Knife Club," Station 9 protects the near southeast side of town.
This single-engine house is home to Engine 9 and occasionally houses Reserve Ladder 9 or other reserve apparatus.

 
Engine 9 - 2005 American LaFrance Eagle Custom Pumper - 1500gpm Waterous Pump/1000gal

Engine 9 - 2005 American LaFrance Eagle Custom Pumper - 1500gpm Waterous Pump/1000gal

 
Engine 9 - 2005 American LaFrance Eagle Custom Pumper - 1500gpm Waterous Pump/1000gal

Engine 9 - 2005 American LaFrance Eagle Custom Pumper - 1500gpm Waterous Pump/1000gal

 
Engine 9 - 2005 American LaFrance Eagle Custom Pumper - 1500gpm Waterous Pump/1000gal

Shown here at FDIC 2005, Engine 9 was one of the first two American LaFrance Pumpers that Fort Wayne received in May of 2005. These new rigs continued the FDNY color-scheme that began with the 2001 Pierce Enforcers.

 
E9 run
Engine 9 responds to an alarm call on a spring morning in May 2009.
 
Reserve Ladder 9 - 1998 Navistar Chassis/75' Alexis Midmount Ladder

Reserve Ladder 9 - 1998 Navistar Chassis/75' Aerial Innovations mid-mount Ladder
Shown here at Station 2, Ladder 9 fills in as the secondary reserve ladder truck for various companies around the city
whenever maintenance is needed. Ladder 9 features low profile of only 9'6"

 
Station 9 logo
Station 9's cool logo represents their location in the rougher area of southeast Fort Wayne.
Logo by T.R. Designs, Inc.



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