Fire Station No. 57
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N 45° 26.577 W 075° 40.235
18T E 447556 N 5032377
Quick Description: Fire Station No. 57 is located in Ottawa, Ontario.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 1/2/2012 6:12:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMDED1
The current City of Ottawa was formed in 2001 through an amalgamation of the former City of Ottawa and the Cities of Gloucester, Kanata, Nepean and Vanier, plus the Townships of Cumberland, Goulbourn, Osgoode, Rideau and West Carleton and the Village of Rockcliffe Park.
Prior to amalgamation Fire Station No.57 was known as Ottawa Fire Department #6. The numbering scheme means that this is the 7th station in the 5th district. Listed as equipment available to the Fire Station is the following: Pump 57 (74-0522) - 2003 HME / Fort Garry (1250/500) (SN#M9109).
Like most North American fire departments, the Ottawa Fire Service is organized in a paramilitary fashion. The current Chief of the department is John deHooge. Serving Under deHooge are three Deputy Chiefs, four Platoon Chiefs, five Division Chiefs, four Rural Sector Chiefs and twenty District Chiefs. At the station level, each station has a Captain for each of the four platoons. Each truck in the fleet is under the command of either a Captain or Lieutenant.
Paid or Volunteer: Paid
EMS Involvement: no
Has 911 Dispatch: yes
Number of Firetrucks: 2
Related Website: [Web Link]
220 Beechwood Avenue
Ottawa, ON Canada
Has Emergency Call Box: Not Listed
Has Emergency Siren: Not Listed
Has Fire Pole: Not Listed
Average Alarms Per Year: Not Listed
Number of Emergency Staff: Not Listed
Rating: Not listed
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