Western Avenue Fire Station is located on James Baka Drive. The Station was constructed in 2002. Engine 44 and Ambulance 42 are staffed around the clock 24 hours a day 365 days a year and respond to emergencies around the Maine Mall area. All the firefighters at this station are required to be trained in Emergency Medical Services and many are Paramedics. These firefighters are required to be trained to the technician level for hazardous materials response, as well as all types of specialized rescue.
2005 E-One Typhoon with a 1500 GPM Pump and 1000 gallons of water. Also has 30 gallons of Class A foam and a Williams Foam system. Orignially assigned to Engine 48 but now resides with Engine 44 at Western Ave and will soon be replaced with a twin to Engine 48.
Ambulance 42 is a 2011 E 350 / Braun Type III Advanced Life Support Ambulance. In addition to Medical gear the unit carries SCBA, Forcible Entry Tools and a TIC as the Rescue Crew perform Search and Rescue missions at Structure Fires
Hazmat 401 is a 2006 Hallmark Trailer that is used as the department's hazardous materials decontamination trailer. It responds with Hazmat 2 for any hazardous material response that would require decontamination of patients that have been exposed to a hazardous substance.
Engine 41 is a 1990 International constructed by Emergency One. It has a 1000 gpm pump and 500 gallons of water. Engine 1 was a former Call Company operating out of Ferry Village. After the Company was deactivated Engine 41 became a spare Pump that is used for details, training, and when one of the primary units is down for repair.
Ambulance 44 is a 2005 E 350 / Road Rescue Type III Advanced Life Support Ambulance. Currently this a reserve unit that is used to cover events such as road races and football games or in case one of our primary units is down for repair.