Lafayette Fire Department
Stations 1-3

The City of Lafayette is located 65 miles northwest of Indianapolis along I-65. First organized in 1836, Lafayettes 8 stations provide Fire, Tactical Rescue, Hazmat and limited BLS protection to 68,000 residents and 30 square miles in the City of Lafayette and Fairfield Township. ALS services are provided on a county-wide basis by Tippecanoe Co. EMS.

Station 2 - 800 Erie Street (across from St. Elizabeth Hospital)
Station 2 - 800 Erie Street across from St. Elizabeth Hospital
This station was closed for more than a year while it was rebuilt/refurbished on it's same site. Station 2 was completed in
2003 and now serves as the home for Engine 2, Rescue 2 and the Deputy Chief.
 
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Engine 2 - 1996 Simon-Duplex/LTI 75' Quint - 1500gpm/500gal
Engine 2 responds as the primary engine company from Station 2 on the near northwest side. This well traveled truck has
previously been assigned as Engines 9, 7 and 1.
 
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Engine 2 - 1996 Simon-Duplex/LTI 75' Quint - 1500gpm/500gal
 
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Rescue 2 - 2008 Ford Expedition - Medical Quick Response
In 2008, Rescue Squad 5 was placed into reserve status. In order to accomodate the growing number of medical calls at LFD,
two quick-response vehicles were started. These two rescue trucks provide BLS response with 3 firefighters assigned to the
truck each shift. Each vehicle carries and AED and medical equipment to help stabilize patients prior to the arrival of a
Tippecanoe County ALS transport ambulance.
 
Station 3 - Corner of South & 18th - East Central Lafayette
Station 3 - 1710 South Street & 18th - East Central Lafayette
In order to create larger quarters from their previous 1940's station , Station 3 moved one block east
to a brand new Firehouse in 2001. Station 3 is now home to Engine 3, Aerial 3 and the Lafayette Dive Rescue Truck.
 
Lafayette Engine 3
Engine 3 - 2002 Kenworth/Pierce Pumper - 1250gpm/500gal
E-3 is one of three Kenworth Pumpers at LFD. The others are assigned as Engines 7 an 9.
 
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Engine 3 - 2002 Kenworth/Pierce Pumper - 1250gpm/500gal
 

Aerial 1 - 1996 KME Aerialcat 102' Tower - 2000gpm/300gal

Aerial 3 - 1996 KME Aerialcat 102' Platform Ladder - 2000gpm/300gal
Like many of the trucks at LFD, Aerial 3 was reassigned in 2006 from Station 1. Station 3 provides a more centralized
location for the departments only tower ladder. Located at one of the higher points in Lafayette, the move also allowed this
big and heavy rig to respond faster (downhill) to incidents instead of climbing the hills eastbound from downtown.
 
Aerial 1 - 1996 KME Aerialcat 102' Tower - 2000gpm/300gal
Aerial 3 - 1996 KME Aerialcat 102' Platform Ladder - 2000gpm/300gal
 
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Rescue 3 - 2008 Ford Expedition - Medical Quick Response
In 2008, Rescue 3 was one of two squads started to accomodate the growing number of medical calls at LFD.
 
Tippencanoe Co. EMS

Tippecanoe Co. EMS provides ALS service throughout the City of Lafayette and all of the county. There are
currently 6 full-time ALS rigs that respond from Wabash Township and Wea Township Fire Stations as well as
St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Home Hospital and the West Lafayette Police Dept.

 
(Station 1 not currently pictured)
Station 1 - Central Fire Station/LFD Headquarters - 443 North 4th Street
Lafayette Station 1 now serves to house three reserve engines and LFD Administration. Station 1 was once home to an Engine, Ladder and Rescue Squad. Over the years, apparatus were moved out of this central downtown station to busier and more strategically located firehouses around the city. Finally in 2008, Station 1 was closed as an active firehouse.
 
Reserve Engine 10 - 1991 E-One Cyclone/KME Pumper 1250gpm/500gal
Reserve Engine - 1991 E-One Cyclone/KME Pumper 1250gpm/500gal
This rig serves as Lafayette 's primary reserve apparatus. When not on assignment, it is kept at Station 1.
 
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Reserve Engine - 1994 International/KME - 1250gpm/500gal
 

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