Station 1 is the central fire station, located in the Public Safety Complex at 500 Quincy Street. Central Station is home to the Chief’s office and the Fire Department’s secretary. This station is usually staffed by 7 personnel. Central Station is where the shift commander is stationed; it houses an engine, rescue, ladder truck, boat, hazardous materials trailer, and various support vehicles.
Station 2 is located on Morgantown Avenue and protects the east side of Fairmont. East Side Station houses 1 engine, and 2 firefighters. This is the oldest station and the only one left with a brass fireman’s pole. A new station is currently being built just down the street on Morgantown Ave. Renderings of the new East Side Fire Station are below.
Station 3 is first-due to the Watson area, Fairmont State University, the High-Tech Park, and is located on Mary Lou Retton Drive. This station is manned by 2 firefighters and houses 2 engines (one spare), a hazardous materials response trailer and mobile lighting unit.