The Medford Fire Department has a rich history. Here are some of the significant events that have occurred:
1886 The Medford Fire Department (Hose Company) is founded
1907 First horse-drawn chemical engine is purchased
1908 Construction of the Central Fire Hall is completed on Front St
1912 Medford's first automobile apparatus is put into service
1924 The Stutz pumper is purchased and added to the fleet
1930 The new Fire Hall (Station 1) is built at 3rd and Front St
1952 Construction of Fire Station 2 is finished, located on 8th St
1954 Fire Station 3 is built on Highland Ave
1969 Building of Fire Station 4 on Table Rock Rd is completed
1975 Fire Station 5 is completed, located on Roberts Rd
1986 The Medford Fire Department celebrates 100 years of service
2000 Construction of Fire Station 6 is completed on Barnett Rd
2017 Fire Station 2 is rebuilt in a new location on Stewart Ave. Fire Station 4 is also rebuilt.
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