Station 1 is located at:
218 E. Main Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 [map]
Fire Station 1 was built in 2001 and serves the greater downtown Chattanooga area. Fire Station 1 is the largest of the fire stations in the city and is nicknamed "The Super Station." Fire Station 1 has 60 assigned personnel, 20 per shift plus three Battalion Chiefs, one per shift for District 1.
This fire station houses:
Quint 1 - 75' aerial/pumper
Quint 2 - 109' aerial/pumper
Ladder 1 - 104' aerial platform/pumper
Squad 1 - Technical rescue/pumper
HazMat 1 - Hazmat support apparatus
HazMat 2 - Hazmat support apparatus
Battalion Chief Truck - District 1
Quint 1, Quint 2, Ladder 1, and Squad 1 respond to a variety of calls including residential fires, high-rise alarms, vehicle fires, brush fires, hazmat incidents and technical rescue calls. All Station 1 personnel have received training up to the Hazardous Materials Technician level.
Many of these personnel, primarily on Squad 1, have also received extensive training for Urban Search and Rescue, which includes high/low angle rescue, trench collapse, and confined space. Squad 1 also specializes in vehicle extrication.
The Station Coordinator is Captain David Thompson. He can be reached at email@example.com.