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The Cincinnati Fire Department enjoys the distinction of being the first full-time, paid professional fire-fighting organization in the United States.  This tradition continues today with the department continuing to provide the citizens of Cincinnati with the highest level of fire protection and EMS service.  The department is organized into 4 districts with 26 stations.  Principal fire suppression apparatus includes 26 engine companies, 12 ladder companies and 2 heavy rescue companies along with a number of specialized apparatus.  EMS service is provided by 12 ALS ambulance (medic) units along with paramedic engine companies.  There is at least one paramedic on call in each fire station.

ISO Class 2 rating.


DIRECTORY:
Station 2 - E2, L2, M2
18 East Seymour Avenue, 45216
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Station 3 - E3, L3, M3, Boat 3, District 1
331 East 9th Street, 45202
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Station 5 - E5
8 East McMicken, 45210
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Station 7 - E7
2058 Sutton Avenue, 45230
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Station 8 - E8
5901 Montgomery Road, 45213
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Station 9 - E9, HR9, M9
4017 Reading Road, 45229
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Station 12 - E12, M12, CMD12
3001 Spring Grove Avenue, 45214
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Station 14 - E14, HR14, HM14, E14B, SO2, ZB14
430 Central Avenue, 45202
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Station 17 - E17, L17, M17, ZB17, District 2
2101 West 8th Street, 45204
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Station 18 - E18, L18, WT18, DU18, MCU18, CR18
Lunken Airfield - 478 Wilmer Avenue, 45226
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Station 19 - E19, L19, M19
2814 Vine Street, 45219
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Station 20 - E20, L20, District 3
1668 Blue Rock, 45223
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Station 21 - E21, L21
2131 State Avenue, 45214
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City of Cincinnati Fleet Services (Department Shop)
1106 Bates Avenue, 45225
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Cincinnati Fire Department Training Bureau
564 West Liberty Street, 45214
Training Bureau Photos

Greater Cincinnati Firefighters Memorial
537 Central Parkway, 45202
Firefighters Memorial Photos


CURRENT REFERENCE:

Cincinnati Active Apparatus Roster
Cincinnati Medic Units
Cincinnati Stations by District
Cincinnati Unit Designations


Station 23 - E23, L23, M23, ZB23
1623 Madison Road, 45206
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Station 24 - E24, L24, M24
4526 Glenway Avenue, 45205
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Station 29 - E29, L29, M29
564 West Liberty Street, 45214
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Station 31 - E31, L31, District 4
4401 Marburg Avenue, 45209
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Station 32 - E32, L32, F32, ALS32, DU32, MCU32
650 Forest Avenue, 45229
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Station 34 - E34, ALS34
301 Ludlow Avenue, 45220
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Station 35 - E35, M35, ALS35
2487 Harrison Avenue, 45211
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Station 37 - E37, F37
310 Lillienthal Avenue, 45204
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Station 38 - E38
725 Circle Avenue, 45232
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Station 46 - E46, M46
2731 Erie Avenue, 45208
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Station 49 - E49
5917 Prentice Street, 45227
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Station 50 - E50
6560 Parkland Avenue, 45233
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Station 51 - E51, M51
5801 Hamilton Avenue, 45224
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News / Updates:

01/14 - ALS 38 has been relocated to the new Station 35 and is running as ALS 35.

11/13 - The new Station 35 has been placed into service.  With the opening of the new firehouse, Medic 21 has been relocated to Station 35 and is now running as Medic 35.

02/13 - The Safety Officer is a newly created position that responds to 1 alarm or greater fires and other specified incidents.  The radio designation is SO2 and the unit responds out of Station 14.  As a result of the change, the Mask Service Unit has been relocated to Station 18.

01/13 - A third EMS Suoervisor has gone into service as ALS 38 running out of Station 38.

07/12 - The department has announced the construction of a new fire station for Engine 35.  When complete, the station will house a medic unit in addition to the engine company.

03/12 - A significant change for the department - unit number graphics have been added to all medic and staff vehicles.

01/12 - Cincinnati has established a second EMS Field Supervisor as ALS 32 running out of Station 32.

12/11 - Cincinnati has received 4 new pumper trucks from Rosenbauer.  They have been assigned to Engine 2,  Engine 9, Engine 12 and Engine 38.

07/11 - The hazardous materials unit has been relocated to Station 14 and is now running as Haz Mat 14.

05/11 - Medic 18 has been moved and is now running as Medic 21.

04/11 - Cincinnati has received 3 new Rosenbauer aerials.  They have been assigned to Ladder 17, Ladder 20 and Ladder 31.

04/11 - All Cincinnati ambulance units are now running as ALS and have adopted the Hamilton County unit designation of "Medic".  The  previous "Ambulance" and "Rescue" designations have been dropped.  In addition, the previous Squad companies (9 & 14) are now running as Heavy Rescues and the EMS supervisor (Rescue 2) is now ALS 34.

12/09 - The last two pumpers in the Rosenbauer order have arrived and have been assigned to Engine 21 and Engine 35.

11/09 - The new Station 51 is operational.  The larger facility has allowed Ambulance 51 to be established.

08/09 - The second batch of Rosenbauer pumpers have arrived.  They have been assigned to Engine 12, Engine 14 and Engine 34.

06/09 - Three new Rosenbauer pumpers have been received.  They have been assigned to Engine 20, Engine 24 and Engine 51.

10/08 - Cincinnati currently has 8 new pumpers on order with Rosenbauer.

04/08 - The new Spartan / Rosenbauer heavy rescue for Squad 9 goes into service.

03/08 - The new Station 9 is operational, It is the first new station to be built for Cincinnati in over 25 years.
Most Recent Update: 10/18/14
HISTORICAL STATIONS:

Station 16 - E16
773 East McMillan, 45206
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Station 39 - E39
3600 Montgomery Road, 45207
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Station 42 - E42
542 East 12th Street, 45202
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HISTORICAL REFERENCE:

Cincinnati Engine Company History
Cincinnati Ladder Company History
Cincinnati Rescue (Squad) Company History
Cincinnati EOD (Bomb Squad) Unit History
Cincinnati Disbanded Units
Cincinnati Ladder Company Revision
Cincinnati Purchases By Year
Cincinnati Time Line of Significant Events



Station 43 - E43, L13
2600 Spring Grove Avenue, 45214
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Station 45 - E45, L7, SQ52    (Now the Fire Museum)
311 West Court Street, 45202
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