Gary Fire Department
Stations 4-6

Located 29 miles southeast of Chicago along Lake Michigan, Gary is the largest fire department in northwest Indiana. Gary's 14 Stations protect approximately 103,000 residents over nearly
75 square miles.

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Station 4 - "The Madhouse on Madison" - 1620 Adams Street

Gary Fire Department - Station 4 - "The Madhouse on Madison" - 330 W. 25th Avenue
Serving the midtown area, Station 4 is home the Engine 4 , Truck 4 and Medic 404.

 
Engine 4 - 2001 Ferrara Custom Pumper 1500gpm/500gal
Engine 4 - 2001 Ferrara Inferno Custom Pumper - 1500gpm/500gal
 
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Truck 4 - 1989 Seagrave 110' Rear-mount ladder
This apparatus previously served as Truck 1 and was removed from frontline service after 18 years of heavy use in late 2007.
After Truck 4's Spartan/Ferrara (shown below) was involved in a head-on collision in late 2008, this truck was pressed
back into service full time and will remain there until the other Truck 4 can be fully repaired.
 
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Truck 4 - 1989 Seagrave 110' Rear-mount ladder
 
Truck 4 - 1997 Spartan/Ferrara 75' Rear-mount ladder
Truck 4 - 1997 Spartan/Ferrara 75' Rear-mount ladder - 1500gpm/300gal
Truck 4 has a near twin with a raised Spartan Cab at Truck 13
 
Truck 4 - 1997 Spartan/Ferrara 75' Rear-mount ladder
Truck 4 serves as the primary ladder truck on the city's southside.
 
Medic 404 - 2006 Chevy 4500/Horton
Medic 404 - 2006 Chevy 4500/Excellance
This rig was the first at Gary to go with the larger commercial cab and chassis. Unfortunately, while in for routine maintenance,
this apparatus was destroyed when a fire consumed the Gary Fire Department Maintenace facilities in December 2006
 
ALS Medic Units 404 and 401 at Methodist Northlake Hospital's ER
Previous versions of Medic Units 404 and 401 at Methodist Northlake Hospital's ER
 
Station 5 - 4101 Washington Street
Gary Fire Department -Station 5 - 4101 Washington Street
Serving the South Glen Park area, Station 5 is the southern most station at Gary and is home to Engine 5.
 
Engine 5 - 1990 Pierce Arrow Pumper - 1250gpm/500gal
Engine 5 - 1990 Pierce Arrow Pumper - 1250gpm/500gal
 
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Medic 405 - 2005 Ford E-450/Excellance
Medic 5 is one of three full-time ambulances at GFD. Medic 5 previously called Station 5 home, but now rotates out of
Stations 4, 7 & 8 each shift. Additional EMS services are provided by local private companies if needed.

 

Medic 405 - Ford F-350/Braun
Former Medic 405 - Ford F-350/Excellance
 
Station 6 - 5th Avenue
Gary Fire Department - Station 6 - 5th Avenue
After Engine 6 was disbanded, this station house served as the department's training academy. However, it reopened in 2006
and houses the Paramedic Supervisor, Medic 500.
 
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Medic 500 - 2005 Ford Explorer - Paramedic Supervisor
One Paramedic staffs this vehicle each shift to provide rapid response to the downtown area along with Medic 401.
 

Gary Fire Department