History[edit | edit source]

The Burnaby Fire Department was formed in 1938. Previously, the municipality was covered by the North Burnaby Fire Department and South Burnaby Fire Department.

Fire Stations[edit | edit source]

Station Address In Service Notes
Fire Station 1 290 North Carlton Avenue 1938 (creation of department)-1947 Built 1912 as a waterworks pumphouse. Opened as North Burnaby Fire Station in 1925.
Fire Station 2 1942 Kingsway[1] 1938 (creation of department)-1954 Built as municipal horse stable. Opened as South Burnaby Fire Station in 1936.
Fire Station 1 4475 Hastings Street 1947-2001 Renumbered Station 5 in 1971 when new Station 1 built. Demolished.

Apparatus Roster[edit | edit source]

Fire Station 1 - 4867 Sperling Avenue[edit | edit source]

Built 1971

Engine 1 (7508) - 2006 Spartan Gladiator Classic GA41M-2142 MFD / Smeal (1750/350/50A/CAFS) (SN#603250) (SO#3124) (Ex-Engine 6)
Rescue 1 (7304) - 2008 Spartan Gladiator Classic GA42G-2142 EMFD 20"RR / SVI 20' walk-around heavy rescue (SN#639)
Rescue 2 (7305) - 2008 Spartan Gladiator Classic GA42G-2142 EMFD 20"RR / SVI 20' walk-around heavy rescue (SN#640)
Command 1 (7306) - 2017 Freightliner M2 106LP / 1999 ERS (2017 Hub remount & refurb) (Hub SN#5810-5086) (ERS SN#J97082)
Command 2 - (7212) - 2006 GMC Yukon XL 4x4 (Car 37) (Spare Command)
Marine Unit - 2008 Polaris RHIB w/ 2008 Highliner Trailer
Car 30 - 2015 Ford F-150 4x4
Car 31 - 2012 Ford Explorer
Car 32 - 2015 Ford F-150 4x4
Car 33 - 2015 Ford F-150 4x4
Car 34 - 2015 Ford F-350 4x4
Car 35 - 2009 Ford Flex
Car 36 - 2006 Ford F-350 SD 4x4
Car 38 - 2013 Nissan MV3500 / Sterling Outfitters fire investigator's vehicle
Car 40 - 2001 Ford E-250 Van (Public Education)
Car 41 - 2002 Ford E-250 Van
Fire Chief - 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT / Leer Canopy / FSI
Technical Rescue Equipment Trailer - 2003 Wells Cargo
WL1 - 200? Polaris Ranger 6x6 ATV 0/100/3.5A / 2016 Forest River / Continental trailer (VIN 5NHUTW62XHF705804)
City Of Burnaby Command Unit (BU5853) (shared with Burnaby RCMP) - 2004 Ford F-550XLT SD/ITB 6' Deck Tow Unit (SN#06/04 6291) / 2004 ITB 32' Tri Axle Trailer

Fire Station 2 - 7578 Edmonds Street[edit | edit source]

Built 2004

Engine 2 (7513) - 2010 Spartan Gladiator Classic GA42L-2142 20"RR LFD / Smeal (1774/500/40A) (SN#015120) (SO#3836)
Ladder 2 (7403) - 2006 Spartan Gladiator Classic GA40M-3164 MFD tandem / Smeal (1750/275/35A/100' rear-mount platform) (SN#602150) (SO#3125)
Haz-Mat 1 (7605) - 2003 Ford E-450 / ITB walk in 17' HazMat (SN#ITBC 01/03 5573)
Haz-Mat Trailer (7607) - 2002 Wells Cargo EW1622 tandem trailer

Fire Station 3 - 6511 Marlborough Avenue[edit | edit source]

Built 1994

Engine 31 (7512) - 2010 Spartan Gladiator Classic GA42L-2142 LFD 20"RR / Smeal (1774/500/40A) (SN#011120) (SO#3835)
Engine 32 (7515) - 2019 Spartan Gladiator Classic LFD 20"RR / Smeal (1770/500/50A) (SN#915090) (SO#4922) (Spartan ER SN#218078)
Ladder 3 (7405) - 2013 Spartan Gladiator Classic GA46L-3164 LFD tandem / Smeal (1766/250/15A/15B/FP2002/100' rear-mount platform) (SN#318121)(SO#4207)

Fire Station 4 - 2326 Duthie Avenue[edit | edit source]

Built 1956

Engine 4 (7507) - 2006 Spartan Gladiator Classic GA41M-2142 MFD / Smeal (1750/350/50A/CAFS) (SN#602250) (SO#3123) (Ex-Engine 32)
Unit 2 (Parade) - 1954 LaFrance 710-PHC "Empire" pumper (840/300) (SN#9365) (Reacquired by Burnaby IAFF Local 323) (Restored 1999 by Burnaby Auto Body)
Unit 3 (Parade) - 1951 Mercury M8 Big Job / Bickle-Seagrave pumper (500/500) (SN#5132)(Sold 1972 to Burns Lake Fire Department, then New Hazelton Fire Department and returned 2007 to BFD) (Civil Defence ID# VA 132) (Restored 2/09 - 6/11 Burnaby Auto Body & Metro Motors)

Fire Station 5 - 4211 Hastings Street[edit | edit source]

Built 2001

Engine 5 (7514) - 2010 Spartan Gladiator Classic GA42L-2142 20"RR LFD / Smeal (1774/500/40A) (SN#013220) (SO#3837)
Ladder 5 (7402) - 2000 Spartan Gladiator II GA40M-3162 MFD tandem / Smeal (1750/300/30A/FP/105' rear-mount) (SN#004240)
Emergency 1 (7303) - 2003 Ford F-550 XL SD 4x4 / Hub (210/300/20F/CAFS) (SN#3145-877) (Snuffer Model 8950)
Tech Rescue 5 (7206) - 1998 GMC 3500 / ITB 14' Cube Van (Ex-Fire Investigator 1)
Tech Rescue 5 - 2009 Ford E-350 Van (Ex-Car 39)
Tech Rescue Trailer - 2003 ITB trailer
Car 43 - 1991 Chevrolet Van (CPR instructor)

Fire Station 6 - 3620 Brighton Avenue[edit | edit source]

Built 1972

Engine 6 (7511) - 2010 Spartan Gladiator Classic GA42L-2142 20"RR LFD / Smeal (1774/500/40A) (SN#018020) (SO#3834)
Ladder 6 (7404) - 2006 Spartan Gladiator Classic GA40M-3164 MFD tandem / Smeal (1750/275/35A/100' rear-mount platform) (SN#606150) (SO#3126)

Fire Station 7 - 3151 Gilmore Diversion[edit | edit source]

Built 2009

Engine 7 (7509) - 2009 Spartan Gladiator Classic GA42L-2142 20"RR LFD / Smeal (1774/500/40A) (SN#900250) (SO#3521)
Wildland UTV - 2017 John Deere Gator
Foam Trailer - 2005 Jetstream Multi-tasker
Flat Bed Trailer - 2005 Double A 20ft

Reserve Units[edit | edit source]

Engine 21 - (7502) - 1995 Spartan Gladiator GA41M-2142 MFD / Saulsbury (1507/250/30F) (SN#293116) (Ex-Engine 2)
Engine 22 - (7505) - 1995 Spartan Gladiator GA41M-2142 MFD / Saulsbury (1507/250/30F) (SN#294069) (Ex-Engine 6; ex-Engine 5)
Engine 23 - (7506) - 2000 Spartan Gladiator GA40M-2142 MFD / Smeal (1750/300/35A/FP/55' rear-mount) (SN#009020) (Ex-Engine 32, ex-Engine 1, ex-Engine 5)
Engine 24 - (7503) - 1992 Spartan Gladiator GA40M-2142 MFD / Saulsbury (1665/250/55' Boardman Readi-Tower Squrt) (SN#291078) (Ex-Engine 31; ex-Engine 3 & ex-Engine 1)
Engine 25 - (7504) - 1992 Spartan Gladiator GA40M-2142 MFD / Saulsbury (1665/250/55' Boardman Readi-Tower Squrt) (SN#291079)
(7401) - 1996 Spartan Gladiator RA40M-3164 Lo Pro MFD tandem/ Anderson / LTI quint (1500/150/100' rear-mount) (SN#94011KENP95002790) (Ex-Ladder 5; ex Ladder 4)

On Order[edit | edit source]

  • 2021 Spartan / Smeal 100' platform
  • 2021 Spartan / Smeal pumper
  • 2021 Spartan / Smeal pumper
  • 2020 Ford F-550 mini pumper

Retired Apparatus[edit | edit source]

(7302) - 1999 Freightliner FL 60 / ERS walk in command & equipment unit (SN#J97082) (Body remounted on a 2017 Freightliner M2 106LP chassis)
(7301) - 1993 Spartan Diamond DA20E-2142 EFD / Saulsbury walk around 21' equipment truck (SN#292040) (Sold March 14/16 $4500.00 Ritchie Brothers Auction Grande Prairie AB)
(7400) - 1992 Pierce Lance tandem / Superior platform (1500/150/105' rear-mount) (SN#SE 1217) (Pierce SN#E7209) (Last Superior completed on a Pierce chassis) (Ex-Ladder 2; ex-Ladder 3) (Sold July 17/17 $6800.00 on BC Auction to Subterranean Fire Rescue)
(A9003) - 1992 Celtic Shipyards (2x1250 GPM, 1250 & 2000 Monitors) (Hull# 190) (SN#816151) (Originally shared with Port Moody Fire Services) (Transferred 2014 to Vancouver Fire Rescue Services) (Sold 2016 to Arrow Marine Richmond BC- renamed Celtic 3) (Sold July 12/19 for $135,100.00 on BC Auction to private owner)
(7300) - 1991 Spartan Gladiator GA40S-2142 SFD / Saulsbury walk around 19' heavy rescue (120 lbs. DC) (SN#290084) (Ex-Rescue 1 & sold 2008 to Crowsnest Pass Fire Department, Blairmore, AB) (O/O/S 2018)
1989 Dodge Ram 250 Van (Duty Chief / Command) (Ex-Car 33) (Sold 2000)
(7501) - 1989 Spartan Monarch MA20-2042 / Thibault pumper (1500/250/55' Squrt) (SN#T89-119) (Ex-Engine 6; ex-Engine 4; ex-Engine 3; ex-Engine 1) (Sold 7/07 Ritchie Brothers Auction to 911 Filmcars New Westminster BC)
(7027) - 1989 Spartan Monarch MA20-2042 / Thibault pumper (1500/250) (SN#T89-118) (Ex-Engine 5; ex-Engine 6; ex-Engine 32; ex-Engine 22) (sold 2010 to 911 Filmcars New Westminster BC)
(7500) - 1989 Spartan Monarch MA20-2042 / Thibault pumper (1500/250) (SN#T89-117) (Ex-Engine 2; ex-Engine 5; ex-Engine 32; ex- Engine24) (Sold Dec. 8/11 on BC Auction to 911 Filmcars New Westminster BC)
(7010) - 1987 Amertek CMC-1 tandem / Thibault platform (1500/125/105' Skypod) (SN#T86-157) (Ex-Ladder 3; ex-Ladder 2) (Traded 2007 to ProFire) (Donated 2009 by Safetek to Firefighters Without Borders Canada) (Shipped October 23/09 to Cuerpo de Bomberos de El Salvador San Salvador Station #1 El Salvador)
(7005) - 1987 Amertek CMC-1 tandem / Thibault platform (1500/125/105' Skypod) (SN#T86-156) (Ex-Ladder 6; ex-Ladder 2) (Traded 2007 to ProFire) (Purchased 2008 by Firefighters Without Borders Canada $15,000.00) (Donated & shipped October 31/08 to Cuerpo de Bomberos de El Salvador)
(7014) - 1986 Spartan FA20-2042 (CFG2000) / Anderson pumper (1500/250) (SN#MS-1500-91) (Ex-Engine 3; ex-Engine 6; ex-Engine 21) (Sold 2010) (For Sale 8/11 on E-Bay)
(7013) - 1984 CM-1 / King pumper (1500/250) (SN#84043) (Ex-Engine 1; ex-Engine 6; ex-Engine 21; ex-Engine 25) (engine 2/02, rehabbed by Hub) (Donated 2013 to Kamloops FD Operation Nicaragua; shipped 11/15 to Leon Nicaragua)
1982 Spartan CFG-2000 / Thibault pumper (1500/250) (SN#T82-138) (Sold 2001 to [[Paper Excellence pulp mill Crofton BC)
(7035) - 1981 Chevrolet Scottsdale 30 4x4 / Anderson mini-pumper (250/150)(SN#CS-2.5-40) (Ex-EM1; ex-EM2) (Converted 2004 to CAFS/25F; wildlands flatbed tow vehicle (18HP Trimax 30 CAFS system))
(7002) - 1981 Scot C1FD tandem / Pierreville quint (840/200/100' mid-mount) (SN#PFT-1045) (Scot VIN#54P1108) (Ex-Ladder 6; ex-Ladder 4) (Traded 2/96 to Anderson's, rebuilt 6/00 as a 2500 gallon tanker (used tank) & sold to Pond Reef Fire Department)
(7001) - 1980 Scot C1FD / Pierreville pumper (1050/250) (SN#PFT-1046) (Sold 1996 to Chevron Burnaby Refinery Fire Department) (ERS 1997 rehab)
(7032) - 1980 Ford C-700 / Hub walk in equipment unit (converted to hazmat unit in 1995) (Sold 2004) (For Sale 2005 on lot Abbotsford BC)
1977 Scot C2FD tandem / Pierreville quint (840/200/100' mid-mount) (Scot VIN#54P684) (Ex-Ladder 5; ex-Ladder 2) (Sold 2000) (Now owned by Mack Kirk Roofing Ltd. Pitt Meadows BC)
1976 Ford C-617 / Commercial Body Builders / Ribchester walk around heavy rescue (Ex-Rescue 1; ex- Public Education) (1992 ITB conversion to tow unit for ITB Fire Safety House) (Donated 2004 to Burnaby Firefighters IAFF Local 323) (Sold 5/04 Ritchie Brothers Auction)
1975 Ford C-904 / Pierreville pumper (1050/250) (Sold 1991; possibly to Douglas Lake BC)
1975 Ford C-904 / Pierreville pumper (1050/250) (Traded 1991 to Hub, rehabbed and donated to fire department in Siberia)
1974 Hendrickson FTCOF-2070 tandem / Thibault quint (840/250/100' mid-mount) (SN#T74-175) (Sold 1983 to Mission Fire Rescue (British Columbia))
1973 Ford C-904 / Thibault pumper (1050/250) (Ex-Engine 3) (Sold 1991)
(9) - 1972 Ford C-904 / Thibault pumper (1050/250) (SN#T72-175) (Ex-Engine 2; ex-Engine 25) (Sold 1991 to Fraser Lake Fire Department)
(6) - 1971 Ford C-904 / Thibault pumper (1050/250) (Ex-Engine 4) (Sold 1991)
1969 International CO8190 / Hub pumper (1050/300) (Sold to Balfour Harrop Volunteer Fire Department)
1968 Ford C-600 / Commercial Body Builders equipment truck (Sold 1980)
(9) - 1963 LaFrance 910-QMC-100 quint (840/150/100' mid-mount) (SN#N62-8800) (Ex-Ladder 2; ex-Ladder 5; ex-Ladder 4; ex-Reserve Ladder 4 (Sold 1994 to Maple Ridge Chrysler) (Sold 1998 to United Auto Parts Scrapyard Surrey BC)
(18) (VA140) - 1960? International B120 4x4 Travelall (VA140- this was the Regional Civil Defence number on the drivers door/unit ID)
(1) - 1956 LaFrance C-810-PKC-H "Protector" pumper (840/?) (SN#N-174) (Sold 4/83 to Steve Sorenson Sooke BC) (Sold to LeMay Collection Tacoma WA)
(VA130) 1956 LaFrance C-810-PKC-H "Protector" pumper (840/?) (SN#N-173) (Sold 1995 to Riteway Wreckers Chilliwack BC)
(8) (VA128) - 1956 LaFrance 710-QED-100-H "Empire" quint (840/150/100' mid-mount) (SN#L-9426) (Originally Unit #8; open cab) (Ex-Ladder 4) (Sold 1987 to Cap's Cycle Ltd. collection New Westminster BC) (Sold 5/98 auction Langley BC to A-United Auto Parts scrapyard Surrey BC) (Sold 1999 auction)
(16) - 1956 Ford F-600 / ? / 1963 BFD-equipped walk in heavy rescue (Ex-Burnaby Civil Defence 1956-1963) (O/O/S 12/76; sold)
(7) - 1955 LaFrance 712-PEC “Empire” pumper (1050/250) (SN#9417)
1955 Ford Meteor (fire prevention)
1949 GMC Panel / BFD-equipped inhalator
(1) - 1942 Ford V8 / BFD-built / Barton front-mount pumper (500/140)
1942 ??? / Pick Up Inhalator Unit
1941 International K-8 / Bickle-Seagrave pumper (SN#1398) (Ex-War Assets 1947, pump added 1950)
(2) - 1936 Ford V8 / BFD-built / Barton front-mount pumper (350/130) (sold to Okanagan Falls VFD)
(3) - 1927 Dodge Packard V12 / BFD-converted twin chemical & hose wagon (originally a limo)
(2) - 1925 Dodge Brothers / LaFrance Type E twin chemical & hose wagon (-/50C) (Ex-North Burnaby FD) (Traded to LaFrance)
(1) - 1923 Ford Model TT chemical & hose wagon (Built in Vancouver) (Ex-South Burnaby FD) Sold 1936)
1916 Packard / 1929 BFD chemical & hose wagon

Future Plans[edit | edit source]

Three new stations are planned for 2023 to 2025:

  • Fire Station 8 - UniverCity at Simon Fraser University (2023)
  • Fire Station 9 - Brentwood (2024)
  • Fire Station 10 - Big Bend (2025)

External Links[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. This portion of Kingsway was renumbered to the 7200 block.

Station Map[edit | edit source]

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