Engine House 5 History

Originally, this was a single-bay, two-story brick house built in 1882 at Selby and Mackubin.  It housed Engine 5, but an addition was made to the building in 1886 and Ladder 3 moved in with Engine 5. In 1906, a pompier tower was erected on the building.

In 1930, the present engine house at Ashland and Victoria was built and occupied. Old Station 5 at Selby and Mackubin was sold for $4500 in 1930.

Due to manpower shortage during World War II, Ladder 3 was placed out of service.

Fire Station 5

Last Edited: July 27, 2022