Station 19

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2855 Lockheed Lane

Boise, ID  83705

(208)384-4019

TDD/TTY (800) 377-3529

 

 

 

 

STATION HISTORY

1965  - Boise Fire Department takes over Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting service from the Boise Air Terminal Fire Department at Gowen Field.  The house is numbered #7 and five firefighters per shift are assigned to operate the airport apparatus.

August 1966 - The new Firehouse #7 is built on Rickenbacker Street on the Gowen Field Airport grounds.

1974  - The first lime green fire apparatus, a Walters Fast Response truck, arrives at Firehouse #7.  A two-bay addition is made to the station.

1990  - Firehouse #7 is relocated to 2855 Lockheed Lane on the Airport grounds.  The station houses a three unit ARFF company and Quint Engine company with six personnel per shift.

September 1998 - Boise Air Terminal management contracts ARFF services to the Idaho Air National Guard Fire Department.  Nine ARFF firefighters are re-assigned to other stations.

February 2002 - The ARFF Smokey units are re-organized and back in service with three personnel staffing two crash trucks and a command vehicle.

2003 - Firehouse #7 is re-located to 1666 Commerce Street outside of the Airport grounds.  The Airport firehouse remains open with the ARFF units and three personnel but renamed the ARFF station with no number designation.

2009  - ARFF Firehouse is designated as Firehouse #19 and receives a 2009 Striker aircraft rescue vehicle.