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Title: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: Box 2565 on October 01, 2002, 01:53:54 AM
Mt. Clemens, Michigan has a steamer, ladder truck, and hose wagon at this house.

(http://www.yngfire.com/attachments/batcha/MtClemensMI.jpg)

Traverse City operated this fine looking station.

(http://www.yngfire.com/attachments/batcha/TraverseCityMI.jpg)
Title: Flint
Post by: Box 2565 on October 05, 2002, 04:59:01 AM
Flint, Michigan
Central Fire Station
(http://www.yngfire.com/attachments/batcha/FlintMI.jpg)

Kalamazoo MI
Central Fire Station
(http://www.yngfire.com/attachments/batcha/KalamazooMI.jpg)

The Byron Fire Hall was a simple structure with a roof mounted alert siren.
(http://www.yngfire.com/attachments/batcha/ByronMI.jpg)
Title: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: Box 2565 on October 24, 2002, 11:41:00 PM
Battle Creek  Station 1
Look at those arched doorways and the wood doors recessed into the openings.
(http://www.yngfire.com/attachments/batcha/BattleCreek1.jpg)
Station 2 of the BCFD has the appearance of being a residence.
(http://www.yngfire.com/attachments/batcha/BattleCreek3.jpg)
The Red Jacket Fire Station at Calumet.
(http://www.yngfire.com/attachments/batcha/CalumetMI.jpg)
Houghton operated this hilltop station.
(http://www.yngfire.com/attachments/batcha/HoughtonMI.jpg)
Title: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: Box 2565 on October 28, 2002, 09:18:30 AM
Michigan's state capital of Lansing was protected by this station.  The department is in the transition between hay and gasoline in this view.

(http://www.yngfire.com/attachments/batcha/LansingMI-2.jpg)
Title: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: Box 2565 on November 16, 2002, 03:38:02 AM
A very fancy top to the hose tower in Ironwood.
(http://www.yngfire.com/attachments/batcha/IronwoodMI.jpg)

Ishpeming MI

(http://www.yngfire.com/attachments/batcha/IshpemingMI.jpg)

Manistee Fire Department

(http://www.yngfire.com/attachments/batcha/manisteefire93.jpg)
Title: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: District5 on November 23, 2002, 12:25:01 PM
Jackson, Michigan Station #1
(http://www.yngfire.com/attachments/batcha/Jackson1.jpg)
Jackson Station #5
(http://www.yngfire.com/attachments/batcha/JacksonMI5.jpg)
Title: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: Box 2565 on November 30, 2002, 03:54:24 PM
The hose reel stands at the ready in this photo at Fowlerville.

(http://www.yngfire.com/attachments/batcha/FowlervilleMI.jpg)
Title: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: District5 on December 31, 2002, 09:43:01 AM
City Hall and the Fire Department at Caro.

(http://www.yngfire.com/attachments/batcha/caromi.jpg)
Title: Re:Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: dcmkris on January 24, 2003, 09:58:31 PM
Pontiac Fire Dept. former station house now a training facility.

(http://www.yngfire.com/attachments/batcha/Pontiac_FD_front.jpg)
Title: Sterling Heights
Post by: dcmkris on January 24, 2003, 10:05:44 PM
Sterling Heights headquarters Station #1.  This house opened in the summer 2002.  This is home of the equipment I posted in MI fire depts.

(http://www.yngfire.com/attachments/batcha/Sterlng_Hts_MI_Central_Fire_Station_1_front_left_3-4.jpg)
Title: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: District5 on February 24, 2003, 04:19:47 PM
Alpena MI
Station #1


(http://www.yngfire.com/attachments/batcha/alpena.jpg)
Title: Bellevue
Post by: Box 2565 on October 24, 2007, 04:35:45 PM
Bellevue F.D.
Image via eBay.
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: sdavey on January 24, 2008, 05:50:36 PM
Lansing, Michigan Fire Station 7
Located at 629 N. Jenison at W. Saginaw
Built in 1925 and is currently the oldest in service city firehouse.

Engine 47 is a 1989 Seagrave

Steven Davey Photo
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: twr627 on March 12, 2008, 04:15:35 PM
Sault Ste. Marie
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: fcdan on April 06, 2008, 05:19:10 PM
Sterling Heights, MI
Stations 2, 3, and 4
These stations will be extensively renovated, works starts April 2008
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: dcmkris on April 06, 2008, 08:06:09 PM
Dan,

I just did that photo tour the other day!  I must say it will be different to see my "home" rig coming out of a quanset hut! 

Kris
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: dcmkris on April 06, 2008, 08:07:26 PM
Bad Axe, MI

Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: sdavey on October 10, 2008, 03:20:50 AM
Grand Blanc FD  - Genesee County, Michigan

Former Station #1
The Current station is across the street at 117 High Street.
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: sdavey on April 19, 2009, 06:04:15 PM
Ecorse, Michigan
3869 West Jefferson Avenue
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: sdavey on May 19, 2009, 12:17:11 AM
Royal Oak Former Station 2
1411 West Webster Road near Crooks
Built in 1927 and put into reserve status in 1982.

*Note the former Station 4 on Woodward Avenue has been renumbered to Station 2.
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: sdavey on May 19, 2009, 12:20:46 AM
Birmingham, Michigan Station 2
1600 West Maple Road
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Post by: sdavey on May 19, 2009, 12:23:14 AM
Springfield Township, Michigan FD
Station 1
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Post by: sdavey on May 19, 2009, 12:23:54 AM
Vassar, Michigan FD
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: sdavey on May 19, 2009, 12:25:44 AM
Former Berkley, Michigan Firehouse

Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: sdavey on May 19, 2009, 12:30:56 AM
Ferndale, Michigan Station 1
1365 Livernois Road
Built in 1950

Ferndale also provides fire protection services under contract to Pleasant Ridge and Royal Oak Township.
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: sdavey on May 19, 2009, 12:31:26 AM
Hampton Township, Michigan
949 North Wagner Road

Bay County Station #8

Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: sdavey on May 19, 2009, 12:36:31 AM
Garden City, Michigan
6000 Middlebelt Road
Built in 1963

Western Wayne Base 10
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: sdavey on May 19, 2009, 12:38:17 AM
Livonia, Michigan Station 3
35000 Seven Mile Road
Built 1999
Houses Engine 3, Rescue 3, and Ladder 1
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: sdavey on May 19, 2009, 12:41:32 AM
Warren, Michigan Station 1
8321 E. Nine Mile Road
Built in 1955
Houses Engine 1 and Truck 1
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: sdavey on May 19, 2009, 12:43:11 AM
Warren, Michigan Station 5
29900 Hoover Rd.
Built in 1958

Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: sdavey on May 31, 2009, 09:02:48 PM
Royal Oak, Michigan Station 3
3128 Rochester Rd.
Built in 2003

Houses Engine 9-30, Rescue 93, and Reserve Engine 9-31.
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: sdavey on June 29, 2009, 12:36:24 AM
Sterling Heights, Michigan
Station 3
5250 15 Mile Road - Built in 2009

Houses Engine 3 - Reserve Engine
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: sdavey on July 08, 2009, 01:09:41 PM
Madison Heights, Michigan
Station 2
26339 John R Road

Houses Engine 72 and Rescue 72

Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: sdavey on August 17, 2009, 02:41:27 AM
Royal Oak, Michigan
Station 2

31000 Woodward Avenue at West 13 Mile Road

Houses Engines 9-20 and 9-21, Ladder 9-22 and Rescue 92.
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: squad546 on November 24, 2009, 11:46:24 PM
Found some old firehouse photos on the Wayne State University archives. So credit to them for the following.

1957 photo of Ecorse FD
Photo credit-Wayne State University
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: squad546 on November 24, 2009, 11:55:44 PM
Southfield FD
Station 1, 1957
Photo credit-Wayne State University
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Post by: squad546 on November 25, 2009, 12:13:08 AM
Franklin Village, 1960
Photo credit-Wayne State University
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Post by: squad546 on November 27, 2009, 10:31:15 PM
A few of the airport firehouses. From around 1963.
Photo credit-Wayne State University
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Post by: squad546 on December 23, 2009, 01:40:49 AM
Dearborn FD with what looks to be a Ford C/Pirsch in a 1968 photo.
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: GTW6401 on January 16, 2011, 09:40:47 PM
Highland Park, Michigan
Former HQ

A FEMA grant was awarded to Highland Park with the new firehouse planned to be built on the site of the former police station during 2011.  A photo of the proposed station can be found at the construction firms website.
http://www.redstonearchitects.com/CompanyInfo/PortfolioDetails.aspx?ProjectID=1111
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: GTW6401 on January 20, 2011, 06:56:41 AM
Wyandotte, Michigan
Station 1

Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: ajr107 on January 20, 2011, 09:15:43 PM
Thanks for posting the photos.  GTW if you could please contact me via e-mail at ajr107@peoplepc.com.
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: squad546 on July 07, 2011, 12:27:09 AM
Pontiac's Central Station, I assume it's still open.
Detroit Free Press archives
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Post by: GTW6401 on August 03, 2011, 09:33:28 PM
Franklin Bingham FD
Oakland County, Michigan
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: GTW6401 on November 19, 2011, 11:57:51 PM
Royal Oak, Michigan former Northwood Station.

This station located at 1411 West Webster Road served from 1927 until 1980, when it was placed in reserve status.  The building now houses the Royal Oak Historical Society.
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: Box 2565 on September 06, 2013, 09:16:49 PM
Kalamazoo Stations 1 and 3.  Notice that the arched part of the building is not the doorway, there is a setback and the wood doors are 6-8 feet behind the arch.
Images from eBay.
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Post by: Box 2565 on November 10, 2013, 09:06:26 AM
Negaunee MI
Image from eBay.
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Post by: Box 2565 on May 03, 2014, 12:13:40 AM
Kalamazoo MI - Station 3
An attractive station that appears to b new.
Image from eBay.
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: Box 2565 on January 30, 2015, 05:29:14 AM
Jackson MI - Station #2
Postcard image from eBay
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Post by: scottflynn101 on August 01, 2016, 11:35:07 AM
Bay City Station 1
Saginaw Co. Michigan
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Post by: txfirebuff88 on August 02, 2016, 04:44:03 PM
Kalamazoo MI - Station 3
An attractive station that appears to b new.
Image from eBay.
this station looks to be after 1900, does anyone know if it is still in use today ?
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: GTW6401 on March 27, 2018, 03:54:58 PM
Birmingham, Michigan - Chesterfield Station under construction.
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: GTW6401 on July 09, 2018, 10:52:53 PM
Flint, Michigan
Former Station 2
701 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Active from 1926-1985. 

A new firehouse was constructed in 1985 to consolidate stations 2 and 3 together.

Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: GTW6401 on July 09, 2018, 10:54:45 PM
Holly, Michigan
Title: Re: Fire Houses in Michigan
Post by: GTW6401 on August 23, 2018, 09:59:54 PM
Saginaw, Michigan
Station 1 - 801 Federal Street.