Station 6

6933 Franklin Road, Boise, ID 83709

Phone: (208) 384-4036

TDD/TTY: (800) 377-3529

White garage building with three large garage bays
Fire Station 6

Station History

1964 - Firehouse #6 is organized and built at 1620 N. Liberty Street. The one story, two bay, block construction house is home to a pumper and tanker operated by four firefighters. The new American-LaFrance pumper is the first 1000 gallon per minute with a 500 gallon water tank in the history of the department.

March 21, 1991 - Firehouse #6 is relocated to 6933 Franklin Road near the new Boise Towne Square Mall. This becomes the home of an Engine Company and Battalion Chief #2 is relocated here from Firehouse #8. The firehouse is formally dedicated on May 15th.

November 1991 - Ladder #5 is closed and moved to Firehouse #6. Ladder Company 6 is formally established.

1992 - The Mack truck with a Baker Aerialscope ladder receives a Pierce chassis and cab.

February 2011 - Truck #6 is replaced with a new 105-foot Pierce aerial platform ladder. The Baker Aerialscope becomes a reserve truck. The reserve LTI is taken out of service.

Upcoming Events

For the health and safety of our residents and staff, the City of Boise has canceled all city-sponsored public programming and public outreach until further notice. This includes:
  • Parks and Recreation activities, classes, events and leagues
  • All Library and Arts & History programs and events

The City of Boise issued a Public Health Emergency Order on March 19, 2020 suspending most Boise City board and commission meetings.

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