Fresno Fire Department
Constructed in 1981 and located at 1264 North Jackson near Olive, Station No. 1 houses an engine, a 85-foot ladder truck, (one of only seven in the city), a Battalion Chief, and the departments elite Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Response Team (HMRT). In addition to their regular firefighting duties, members of this crew train constantly in the demanding job of keeping up with the ever-changing world of hazardous chemicals, pesticides, and explosives. This station covers much of South East Fresno’s mixed industrial and residential areas. The units from Station No. 1 were first on scene at the December 1994 Lear Jet crash on Olive Avenue.
Engine No. 1 - The engine is operated by a crew of three.
Truck No. 1 - The truck is operated by a crew of four.
Hazmat No. 1 - Staffed by a member of Truck No. 1's crew.
Battalion No. 1 - 1998 Ford Expedition command vehicle.