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History[]

From its founding in 1854 to 1916, Kitchener was known as Berlin. Its name was changed during the First World War in honour of the British Field Marshal, Horatio Herbert Kitchener.

Fire Stations[]

Station Address In Service Notes
1 King & Frederick Streets 1874 - 1960 Original Berlin Fire Brigade station.
2 318 Duke Street West 1913 - 1965 Former Berlin Fire Station 2
3 15 Ottawa Street North 1954 - 2001 Used as offices by adjoining church.
1 (Headquarters) 150 Highland Road West 1960 - 1999 Converted into an apartment building.
4 340 Fairway Road South 1964 - 1998 Building demolished. Replaced by a cafe
2 629 Guelph Street 1965 - 1999 Currently used for corporate offices.
5 1000 Westmount Road East 1976 - 1998 Currently used for a daycare centre.

Apparatus Roster[]

  • All pump/tank measurements are in Imperial gallons.
  • Shop number in brackets.
  • OLP# = Ontario Licence Plate

Fire Station 1 (Headquarters) - 270 Strasburg Road (@ Ottawa Street South)[]

Built 1999

Pumper 11 (4547) - 2018 Rosenbauer Commander R7024 (1250 TME/525/30F) (OLP#AX 49723)
Aerial 11 (4539) - 2009 Pierce Velocity 7010 (1665/250/100' rear-mount platform) (SN#21964) (OLP#752 5XJ) (Ex-Aerial 4, ex-stock unit)
Rescue 11 (4546) - 2018 KME Predator XLFD 20' walk-around (GSO#10611) (OLP#AV 78218)
Haz-Mat 11 (4526) - 2001 Spartan Metro Star FF LFD / SVI walk-around
Pumper 18 (Spare) (4535) - 2008 KME Predator XLFD (1050 TME/625/20F) (GSO#7251) (OLP#AD 69806, previously 436 0XB) (Ex-Pumper 6, ex-Pumper 1)
Pumper 19 (Spare) (4536) - 2008 KME Predator XLFD (1050 TME/625/20F) (GSO#7253) (OLP#435 8XB) (Ex-Pumper 1, ex-Pumper 3)
Car 123 (Platoon Chief) (4470) - 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe (OLP#CHBJ 969)
Car 124 -
Spare Platoon Chief - 2009 Dodge Sprinter

Fire Station 2 - 187 Lancaster Street West (@ Guelph Street)[]

Built 2000

Pumper 12 (4542) - 2013 Spartan ERV Gladiator Classic LFD (1050 TME/500/35F) (SO#213060-01) (OLP#AF 66863)
Aerial 12 (4538) - 2007 Pierce Velocity 7010 (1665/415/100' HAL rear-mount) (SN#19364) (OLP#807 8XL) (Ex-stock unit)

Fire Station 3 - 1035 Ottawa Street North (@ River Road East)[]

Built 2001

Tower 13 (4544) - 2013 Pierce Impel 7010 (1665/415/15F/75' HAL rear-mount ladder) (SN#27068) (OLP#AH 50473) (Ex-Pumper 3, ex-Pumper 1, ex-stock unit)

Fire Station 4 - 25 Fairway Road North (@ King Street East)[]

Built 1998

Pumper 14 (4543) - 2013 Spartan ERV Gladiator Classic LFD (1050 TME/500/35F) (SO#213060-02) (OLP#AF 66862)

Fire Station 5 - 1700 Queen's Boulevard (@ Elm Ridge Drive)[]

Built 1998

Pumper 15 (4545) - 2017 Rosenbauer Commander R7024 (1250 TME/525/30F) (OLP#AT 87538)
Rescue 15 (Spare) (4537) - 2008 Spartan Gladiator Classic LFD / Dependable walk-around (OLP#AE 63183) (Ex-Rescue 2, ex-Rescue 1)
Antique - Pumper
Rehab (4500) - 2014 Ford F-450 / 2005 Dependable command (OLP#AY 63918) (Ex-Car 23)

Fire Station 6 - 149 Pioneer Drive (@ Bechtel Drive)[]

Built 1993

Pumper 16 (4548) - 2018 Rosenbauer Commander R7024 (1250 TME/525/30F) (OLP#AX 49722)

Fire Station 7 - 1440 Huron Road[]

Built 2008

Pumper 17 (4534) - 2008 KME Predator XLFD (1050 TME/625/20F) (GSO#7250) (OLP#435 9XB) (Ex-Pumper 2)
Tanker 17 (4540) - 2013 KME Predator Severe Service XLFD (1050 TME/2085/40F) (GSO#8736) (Ex-Tanker 1)

Assignment Unknown[]

(4463) - 2014 Ford F-150 4x4 (OLP#AJ 16779)
(4530) - 200? Dodge Ram 3500HD 4x4
20?? Chevrolet Impala

On Order[]

2020 KME walk-around rescue
2020 KME pumper

Retired Apparatus[]

Notes[]

  1. One of the 3 1995 E-One Cyclone Hush pumpers was sold to Vaughan Fire and Rescue Service.

External Links[]

Kitchener Fire Department

Station Map[]

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