3551 Cartwright Road, Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 384-4032
TDD/TTY: (800) 377-3529
July 1906 - The Resseguie Street firehouse #2 located at 10th and Resseguie Streets is a one-story, one bay wood structure that house a two-horse drawn chemical engine, a hose cart and two firemen.
1912 - Firehouse #2 is relocated to 16th and Resseguie Streets. That station is home to a chemical engine with a five-man crew. Closed in 1952, today it is a private residence.
1952 - Firehouse #2 is relocated to 1666 Ridenbaugh Street in Boise's Northend. This firehouse is a small one-story, one bay stucco design that fits among the houses in the neighborhood.
1957 - Firehouse #2 is staffed with four personnel per 2 platoon shift to operate the pumper apparatus.
November 1979 - The1% Initiative is passed and many firefighters are laid off. Fire Station #2 is closed.
August 1981 - Firehouse #2 on Ridenbaugh Street is reopened.
June 1987 - An arson fire in the Boise Foothills destroys Engine #2 pumper. A wall of flames racing up the hill engulfed the fire engine, a home and numerous automobiles.
October 1996 - Firehouse #2 is relocated to 3551 Cartwright Road in the Boise Foothills. It is a new one-story, two-bay structure housing a BME/Simon Duplex 1500 gpm pumper. The Ridenbaugh station houses an Ada County Paramedic ambulance and supervisory unit.
May 2006 - Firehouse #2 celebrates their 100 year anniversary.
Today, Station #2 is home to 3 firefighters per shift. During the summer months, a Brush Rig is also staffed for grass fire season.
If this is an emergency, please call 911.