Station 33

Station 33

There are many similarities in all fire stations: big red vehicles, small sleeping rooms, kitchens with four refrigerators (really). But there is also something unique about each station. Station 1 downtown is the largest in the city, with eight apparatus; Station 17...
Station 42

Station 42

Just off I-15 on World Trade Drive, Station 42 in Carmel Mountain Ranch was built in 1988. It’s a single-engine fire station with four firefighters. There has been a lot of growth and development in their district since then. And, because San Diego Fire-Rescue has a...
Station 35

Station 35

Until recently, Fire Station 35 was the only station in University City (UC), but not the only one serving the area. Station 27 in West Clairemont Mesa and Station 9 in La Jolla both came into the south end of University City, along with Fast Response Squad 56 on...
Station 20

Station 20

The Station that Specializes in Fire Hose Next to the firefighters themselves, fire hose is probably the most important thing on an engine. And that means this is a busy time for Station 20 in the Sports Arena area. In addition to their regular calls, the engine and...
Station 40

Station 40

The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department has several stations designated as “specialty” stations, crews that handle responsibilities in addition to the usual call to duty. San Diego Fire Station 40 is one of those stations. There’s always something to do at...
Station 47

Station 47

Pacific Highlands Ranch, just north of Highway 56 toward the east end of Carmel Valley, was a brand-new community when Fire Station 47 was built, and the ribbon cut in February of 2008. Built with an eye on the future, it has room for three fire apparatus and eleven...
Station 45

Station 45

The eastern end of Mission Valley got its first fire station in 2006. Station 45 was a double-wide mobile home and a sprung-steel shelter in the far corner of the stadium parking lot and everyone understood it was a temporary fix for a portion of the city that was...
Station 28

Station 28

Geographically, Fire Station 28’s Kearny Mesa location puts it close to the center of San Diego. Much of the district is commercial and industrial and includes busy Montgomery Field. Most of the residential area is apartments and condos. The fire crews who work here,...