Station 83 is located at 2100 Tracy Rd. It is also the Police Substation for the city’s west side. It includes a dayroom, kitchen, workout area, and was built to be easily expanded in the future to include training/meeting space and living quarters. For information on the proposed expansion, see the Station Addition Project under Public Information.
Station 83 houses an Engine, Tower, Medic, and a Utility.
Engine 83 is BLS equipped and carries a full complement of Genesis vehicle rescue equipment. It also carries RIT, portable lights, a light tower, a power PPV fan, gas monitoring and HazMat IQ Kit, and an assortment of hand tools
Tower 83 is BLS equipped and carries a back up set of vehicle rescue equipment besides the traditional truck company complement. It carries both gas and electric PPV fans, portable lighting, ResQJacks for vehicle stabilization, saws, and a selection of hand tools for overhaul operation.
Medic 83 is ALS equipped. It has a Stryker power loader and carries Rescue Task Force protective gear.
Utility 83 is BLS equipped.
We are also lucky to house Old Betsy, the City’s first rig!