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This article refers to the city in Ontario's Golden Horseshoe. For other places named Hamilton, see Hamilton Fire Department.

HistoryEdit

In 2001, the original City of Hamilton was amalgamated with the other municipalities in Hamilton-Wentworth Region, merging HFD with five additional fire departments. These were:

The newly amalgamated department was named Hamilton Emergency Services (Fire), but reverted to its original name in 2012.

Fire StationsEdit

Station Address In Service Notes
Fire Station 5 1000 Limeridge Rd. East 1988-2011 Now EMS Station 32.

Apparatus RosterEdit

  • The six-digit numbers following the unit designation are shop numbers. For older apparatus, the first three digits indicate which pre-amalgamation town or city originally purchased the apparatus. Numbers starting with 310 refer to Stoney Creek, 320 to Ancaster, 330 Dundas, 340 Flamborough and 350 Glanbrook. Numbers starting with 300 denote trucks purchased by the pre-amalgamation City of Hamilton or obtained post-amalgamation. The three remaining numbers are department ID numbers.

Fire Station 1 (The Big House) - 35 John Street North Edit

Built 1913 / 1976 / 2006

Engine 1 (300954) - 2014 KME Predator Severe Service LFD (1050/500/25F) (GSO#9419)
Ladder 1 (300925) - 2010 KME Severe Service LFD (1050/300/81' mid-mount tower) (GSO#8095)
Rescue 1 (300922) - 2010 KME Severe Service LFD walk-around rescue (GSO#7974)
Platoon 1 (300917) - 2009 Ford Expedition Max (West District)

Fire Station 2 - 1400 Upper Wellington StreetEdit

Built 1991

Engine 2 (300955) - 2014 KME Predator Severe Service LFD (1050/500/25F) (GSO#9420)
District 3 (300919) - 2009 Ford Expedition Max (South District)
Car 73 (300???) - 2014 Ford Expedition Max (Safety Officer)

Fire Station 3 - 965 Garth StreetEdit

Built 1978/2000

Engine 3 (300619) - 2006 KME Excel (1050/500/15A)

Fire Station 4 - 729 Upper Sherman AvenueEdit

Built 1994

Ladder 4 (300927) - 2010 KME Severe Service LFD (1050/400/100' Rearmount) (GSO#8096)
Rescue 4 (300923) - 2010 KME Severe Service LFD Walk-Around Rescue (GSO#7975)
Support 4 (300921) - 2010 KME Predator XLFD HazMat (GSO#7926)
Hazmat 2 (300914) - 2009 Sterling / Commercial Babcock

Fire Station 5 - 1227 Stone Church Road EastEdit

Built 2011

Engine 5 (300926) - 2011 KME Predator Severe Service (1050/500/20F) (GSO#8141)
Command Unit (300706) - 2002 International / LDV 2016 rebuild

Fire Station 6 - 246 Wentworth Street NorthEdit

Built 1982

Pump 6 - 2003 Spartan Gladiator Classic MFD / Almonte (1050/500/180A/40B) (SN#17701)
Support 6 (342139) - 2000 Ford E / Demers (Confined space rescue)
Supply 1 (300943) - 2013 Chevrolet Silverado (New 2013)
Box 43 (300956) - 2012 Utilimaster / Venture Food Trucks canteen/rehab unit (Department owned-Volunteer run)
Box 43A - 1997 GMC Suburban 2500 canteen support vehicle (Volunteer owned/operated) (ex-Hamilton Fire Department Fleet No. 300638)

Fire Station 7 - 225 Quigley RoadEdit

Built 1985

Engine 7 (300904) - 2008 KME Predator Severe Service (1050/500/30F)
Parade - 1926 Bickle/Ahrens-Fox pump

Fire Station 8 - 400 Melvin AvenueEdit

Built 1957/2000

Engine 8 (300676) - 2006 KME Excel (1050/500/15A)
District 2 (300918) - 2009 Ford Expedition Max (District Chief 2) (East District)

Fire Station 9 - 125 Kenilworth Avenue NorthEdit

Built 2002

Engine 9 (300902) - 2008 KME Predator Severe Service (1050/425/25F) (GSO#7249)
Ladder 9 (300962) - 2015 KME Predator Severe Service LFD (1665/415/20F/103' rear-mount) (GSO#9846)

Fire Station 10 - 1455 Main Street WestEdit

Built 1953/2000

Ladder 10 (300949) - 2014 KME Predator Severe Service LFD (1665/415/20F/103' rear-mount) (GSO#9422)

Fire Station 11 - 24 Ray Street SouthEdit

Built 1959/2013

Engine 11 (300906) - 2008 KME Predator Severe Service (1050/500/30F) (GSO#7245)

Fire Station 12 - 199 Highway 8, Stoney CreekEdit

Built 1989

Pump 12 (300801) - 2003 Spartan Gladiator Classic MFD / Almonte (1050/500/180F)
Rescue 12 (300924) - 2010 KME Severe Service LFD Walk-Around Rescue (GSO#7976) (ex-R6, ex-R12)

Fire Station 13 (Mechanical Division) - 177 Bay Street NorthEdit

Maintenance 1 (300638) - 2006 Dodge Sprinter 3500 van
Maintenance 2 (300948) - 2014 Nissan NV2500 van
Maintenance 3  (300???) - 2010 Mercedes van 
Mobile Fire Pump Testing and Training Unit (300945) – 2013 pump testing trailer.

Fire Station 14 - 595 Chapel Hill Road, ElfridaEdit

Tanker 14 (300907) - 2008 KME Predator Severe Service (1050/1680/25F)

Fire Station 15 - 415 Arvin Avenue, Stoney CreekEdit

Built 1995

Ladder 15 (300642) - 1999 American LaFrance Eagle 134 / Smeal (1750/500/105' Rearmount) (ex-L4, ex-L1) (Originally yellow, repainted white over red)

Fire Station 16 - 939 Barton Street, Stoney CreekEdit

Built 1995

Pump 16 (310728) - 2000 Pierce Saber pumper (1050/600/2x12F) (ex-P17, ex-P15)
Tanker 16 (350444) - 1996 Freightliner FL80 / Superior (420/1350)
Squad 16 (300660) - 2001 Ford F550 / SVI (250/200/30F)

Fire Station 17 - 363 Isaac Brock Drive, Stoney CreekEdit

Built 1985

Engine 17 (300620) - 2006 KME Excel (1050/500/15A) (GSO#6369)
Tanker 17 (300710) - 2003 Spartan Metro Star / Almonte (1050/1800/30F) (SN#17589)

Fire Station 18 - 2636 Highway 56, BinbrookEdit

Built 2001

Pump 18 (340562) - 1999 Freightliner FL80 / C-Max (1050/1000) (SN#F-10-99)
Ladder 18 (300651) - 2001 Spartan Gladiator FF MFD / Luverne / Smeal (1750/500/105' rear-mount) (ex-L9)
Tanker 18 (310737) - 1997 Freightliner FL 80 / C-Max (280/2500/20F)
Support 18 (342143) - 2000 Ford E / Demers (Support/Rehab/Personnel Transport)

Fire Station 19 - 3302 Homestead Drive, Mount HopeEdit

Built 1991

Pump 19 (340552) - 1999 Freightliner FL80 / C-Max (1050/1000)
Tower 19 (300648) - 2001 American LaFrance Eagle 134 / Almonte / LTI (1500/300/25F/55' Rearmount) (ex-Tower 6, 9, 5)
Tanker 19 (310738) - 1997 Freightliner FL80 / C-Max (280/2500/20F)

Fire Station 20 - 661 Garner Road East @ Kitty Murray Lane, AncasterEdit

Built 2009

Ladder 20 (300905) - 2008 KME Predator Severe Service LFD (1050/500/100' Rearmount)

Fire Station 21 - 365 Wilson Street, AncasterEdit

Built 1990

Engine 21 (300903) - 2008 KME Predator Severe Service (1050/500/30F) (GSO#7246)
Pump 21 (310727) - 2000 Pierce Saber (1050/600/2x12F) (ex-Pump 12) (Volunteer FF operated)
Tanker 21 (300952) - 2015 KME Predator Severe Service (1050/1600/20F)
Rescue 21 (300672) - 2004 GMC C7500 / Dependable / 1992 Paling

Fire Station 22 (Training Academy) - 1227 Stone Church Road EastEdit

Pump 90 (300631) - 1997 KME Excel (1050/500)
Ladder 90 (300625) - 1995 Spartan Gladiator / NOVAQuintech (1050/400/65' rear-mount) [1]
Rescue 60 (300606) - 1990 Spartan Gladiator MFD / Saulsbury
Training 1 (300663) - 2002 Tahoe
Training 2 (300664) - 2002 Tahoe
Training 3 (300665) - 2002 Tahoe
Training 4 (300705) - 2014 Chevrolet 2500 series van
Supply 2 (300658) - 2014 Ford F250 4x4 replacing 2002 Chevrolet Silverado
Car 9 (300915) - 2010 Ford F150 (Area Commander)
Car 10 (300916) - 2010 Ford F150 (Area Commander)
RIT Trailer - Mobile Firefighter Training Unit

Fire Station 23 - 19 Memorial Square, DundasEdit

Built 1972

Pump 23 (300649) - 2004 KME Excel (1050/600/30F) (GSO#5615) (ex-Pump 21)
Parade - 1929 Maple Leaf / Bickle pumper

Fire Station 24 - 256 Parkside Drive, WaterdownEdit

Built 1992

Engine 24 (300901) - 2008 KME Predator Severe Service (1050/425/25F)
Ladder 24 (320216) - 2000 Pierce Dash (1050/300/30F/75' Rearmount) (ex-Dundas Fire Department)
Tanker 24 (300908) - 2008 KME Predator Severe Service (1050/1680/25F)
Support 24 (300661) - 2001 Ford F550 / SVI mini-pump (250/200/30F)

Fire Station 25 - 361 Old Brock Road, GreensvilleEdit

Built 1967/2000

Pump 25 (350241) - 1999 Freightliner FL80 / Superior (1050/650) (SN#SE 1984)
Tanker 25 (350434) - 1996 Freightliner FL80 / Superior (420/1350) (SN#SE 1699)
Rescue 25 (300628) - 1996 KME Renegade MFD (SN#GSO 2551)
Brush 25 - (300947) - 2013 International 4x4 / KME (1050/750/20F)

Fire Station 26 - 119 Lynden Road, LyndenEdit

Built 1976/1995

Pump 26 (330311) - 1999 Spartan Advantage / Almonte (1050/900)
Tanker 26 (300909) - 2008 KME Predator Severe Service (1050/1680/25F) (GSO#7293)
Support 26 (342215) - 2001 Ford E / Crestline
Parade - 1926 International chemical/hose truck

Fire Station 27 - 795 Old Highway 8, RocktonEdit

Built 1967/1993

Pump 27 (350441)- 2000 Freightliner FL80 / Superior (1050/1000) (SN#SE 2409)
Tanker 27 (300709) - 2003 Spartan Metro Star / Almonte (1050/1800/30F) (SN#17494)
Squad 27 - 2013 Ford F550 / KME (250/200)

Fire Station 28 - 1801 Brock Road, FreeltonEdit

Built 1962/1994

Pump 28 (300951) - 2015 KME Predator Severe Service (1050/1600/20F) 
Squad 28 (300662) - 2001 Ford F550 / SVI (250/200/30F)
Tanker 28 (350454) - 1999 Freightliner FL80 / Superior (port./2500) (SN#SE 2046)

Fire Station 29 (West Fire Prevention/Fire Prevention HQ) - 55 King William StreetEdit

Fire Prevention 1 (300225) - 200? Ford Escape
Fire Safety House - tandem axle trailer

Fire Station 30 (Stores) - 489 Victoria Avenue NorthEdit

Maintenance 3 (300???) - 2011 Mercedes van

Spare ApparatusEdit

  • Ladder 40 (300650) - 2001 Spartan Gladiator FF MFD / Luverne / Smeal (1750/500/105' rear-mount) (SN#11069) (ex-L10, ex-L1)
  • Pump 41 (350411) - 1996 KME Renegade (1050/600/30F) Ex Flamborough
  • Pump 42 (300802) - 1998 American LaFrance Eagle 148 RR / 2002 RD Murray (1050/500/40F) (ex-Ottawa Fire Services, originally Cumberland Township Fire Department) (ex-P23)
  • Pump 44 (300612) - 1993 Spartan Gladiator / NOVAQuintech (1050/500) (SN#NQT...PO543)
  • Pump 45 (300632) - 1997 KME Excel (1050/500)
  • Pump 46 (300630) - 1997 KME Excel (1050/500/30F) (ex-P16)
  • Pump 47 (300643) - 1999 American LaFrance Eagle 148 / Almonte (1500/500/30F) (ex-P1)
  • Pump 48 (300644) - 1999 American LaFrance Eagle 148 / Almonte (1500/500/30F) (ex-P2)
  • Tanker 40 (330649) - 2001 GMC C8500 / Almonte (350/2500) (ex-TK21)

On OrderEdit

  • Tenders were called for four pumpers and three pumper tankers in May 2016 (Tender #C5-09-16)
  • In 2017 HFD will purchase: 1 (one) Aerial Ladder to replace 1(one) 20 year old Aerial Ladder, 1(one) Engine (Pumper) to replace 1 (one) 20 year old Pumper and 3 (three) pumper/tankers to replace three (3) 20 year (+) old tankers.
  • 1 (one) new heavy rescue has been delivered to the HFD. It is reported that it will go to Rescue 1. R1 will go to Rescue 25 (300628) - 1996 KME Renegade MFD (SN#GSO 2551) and that one may replace Rescue 60 (300606) - 1990 Spartan Gladiator MFD / Saulsbury assigned to training. Hamilton is notorious for changing their plans.

Retired apparatusEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Last yellow truck

External linksEdit

Station mapEdit

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