DENVER – Mayor Mike Johnston, Councilwoman Stacie Gilmore, Department of Safety Director Armando Saldate, Denver Fire Chief Desmond Fulton and other city officials came together on Friday, December 15, to officially place the newest Denver Fire Engine in service.  Engine 2, which will be stationed at Denver Fire Station 2.  Station 2 is located at 5300 Memphis Street, Denver, 80239 and is currently the home to Denver Fire (Ladder) Truck 2 and Denver Fire District 5 Chief.

“As Denver continues to grow, Denver Fire has identified a need for more resources to better serve the citizens of Northeast Denver.  Engine 2 will ensure that our residents will receive the quality, timely, and professional fire service they deserve from their Fire Department,” said Denver Fire Chief Desmond Fulton.

Station 2 opened in 2004 and has been the home to Truck 2 and District Chief 5 since it’s opening.  Adding Engine 2 will increase the resources available in Fire District 5, adding 4 more firefighters working 24 hours a day 7 days a week, and a (Fire) Engine that will carry 500 gallons of water and thousands of feet of hose to compliment all the other tools at the ready for our firefighters use whenever called upon.

Special thanks to Mayor Johnston, former Mayor Michael Hancock, Councilwoman Stacie Gilmore, and all of City Council for continuing to invest in the Safety of the Citizens of Denver.

The Grand Opening Celebration of Engine 2 was on December 15, 2023 from 0900-1000 at Denver Fire Station 2, 5300 Memphis Street, Denver, 80239

Credit: Denver FD