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Station 9 is located at:
3250 8th Avenue
Chattanooga, TN  37404

Station # 9 is located at 3250 8th Avenue. It opened in June 2014, replacing the old Station 9 on 6th Avenue, which was constructed in 1927.

It is a single company, two-bay fire hall housing Engine 9, a 2013 model 1,500 GPM pumper. It serves the southern-central most part of Chattanooga, in the historic area called East Lake.  Its district borders the Georgia state line to the south and the City of East Ridge, TN to the east. To the north, Engine 5, Ladder 5, and Quint 2 border its district. To the west, it borders districts with Quint 14 and Squad 4.

There are currently thirteen firefighters assigned to Station 9 between three shifts. Three Captains, three Lieutenants, four Senior Firefighters, and three Firefighters make up the personnel.  Station 9 sits in the heart of East Lake, one of Chattanooga's older and historic areas of town. On its eastern most border sits Missionary Ridge, which should ring a bell to any Civil War buff. Our service district is a primarily residential area, although we have plenty of businesses and other commercial properties. Residents of the neighborhood walk and ride bicycles a lot, often stopping by to say hi and have a soft drink from our drink machine just outside the front door.

Some of the people living close to the fire hall have grown up here and have known more fire personnel than they can remember. For most folks in the area, we are considered part of the neighborhood, and would be missed if the station ever shut down.

The Station Coordinator is Captain Donny McMillian and he can be reached at dmcmillian@chattanooga.gov

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Station 8 is located at:
2103 Hickory Valley Road
Chattanooga, TN  37421

Station 8 was opened in 1974 and is home to Quint 8 and Tanker 8. There are 15 firefighters assigned to the station, five on each shift. The station is located in the East Brainerd Area, which consists of churches, apartments, single-family homes, numerous businesses and Hamilton Place Shopping Mall. 

There are three primary highways served by Quint 8, which include Interstate 75, Interstate 24, and Highway 153. Tanker 8 and Quint 8 also serve the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport.  Quint 8 is a 2003 Central States fire engine and Tanker 8 is a 2006 Freightliner powered by Mercedes – Benz.

The Station Coordinator is Captain Dennis Witt and he can be reached at dwitt@chattanooga.gov.

Station 7

Station 7
6911 Discovery Dr.
Chattanooga, TN 37416

Fire Station 7 was opened in September 2010 and serves Enterprise South, Tyner, Hwy. 58, and Ooltewah areas.  Station 7 has 11 personnel assigned per shift.

Station 7 Houses:

·         Quint 7 –  Equipped with 109 aerial ladder

·         Squad 7 – Serves as a Technical Rescue truck

·         Battalion Chief for District 2

·         USAR 3 –   53' Tractor trailer truck

Quint 7 and Squad 7 respond to a variety of calls: residential fires, commercial fires, brush fires, vehicle fires, Hazmat incidents, vehicle accidents, and First Responder Incidents.

In addition, Squad 7 specializes in vehicle extrications and technical rescue calls (high angle rescue, trench collapse, building collapse, and confined space).

Features of the new station:

·         One-story, three-bay fire station.

·         11,500 square feet, includes accommodations for two fire companies, training room and offices.

·         A "green" building in design and energy efficiency. Seeking LEED certification. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) was developed by the U.S. Building Council to establish standards for environmentally sustainable construction.

·         Heat reflective paving and roofing.

·         The building and surrounding site has a storm-water runoff system that features a water retention area with native vegetation.

·         15,000-gallon rainwater collection system for flushing fixtures and irrigation.

·         Solar water heating system.

·         High-efficiency heating/cooling system.

·         Building orientation and windows maximize natural light on the interior.

·         Durable, low-maintenance materials used throughout that are low-to-zero VOC (volatile organic compounds) off-gassing.

·         High-efficiency plumbing and light fixtures with occupancy and daylight sensors. Low maintenance floors.

·         Residential sprinkler system in sleeping areas.

The station coordinator for Station 7 is Captain John Taylor. He can be reached at jtaylor@chattanooga.gov.

Station 6 is located at:
4500 Bonny Oaks Dr.
Chattanooga, TN  37416

Station 6 was built in 1976. The total number of personnel assigned to this station is 14, 5 on Red shift, 5 on Green shift and 4 on Blue shift. Our apparatus is the newest in the department. It was received last year and is a 'Gladiator Classic' made by Spartan, Incorporated.  District 6 is one of the largest, if not the largest, in the City.  It spans from the Highway 58 area to the Hamilton County line at Champion Rd, to Ooltewah at Hunter Road and going from one end of Highway153 backing up 19's to the other end backing up 8's, 13's and 21's district.  We also have Water Tender 6, which is a tanker used for brush fires and interstate vehicle fires when large amounts of water is needed where hydrants aren't available.  Also assigned at our station is HM3, which serves as an excellent piece of equipment for fire fighting since it carries a large amount of 'Purple K', which is a dry chemical fire suppression agent. HM3 was placed here to serve on high alert calls at the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport.

The Station Coordinator is Captain Teri Rose. Teri can be reached at trose@chattanooga.gov.

Station 5

Station 5 is located at:
809 S. Willow St.
Chattanooga, TN  37404

Station 5 services the Highland Park community.  It houses an Engine company. Engine 5 is a pumper with a 1500 gpm pump. Fifteen personnel are stationed at the hall.

A replacement fire station is currently under construction and will be located behind the existing Station 5. We will provide an update when we move into the new station.

The Station Coordinator is Captain Joey Smith. He can be reached at jjsmith@chattanooga.gov.

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