82 COAL STREET "PRIDE OF THE HEIGHTS"
The firehouse located at 82 Coal St in Jakeland Heights was constructed in 1986. When this firehouse opened up on July 24, 1987, the last volunteer fire house to serve the city (Jakeland Volunteer Fire Co. 4) was closed. On that day Engine 7 and Truck 4 entered service. Both units are still housed here today. Both Engine 7 and Truck 4 have seen action all over the city. The most famous incidents they have operated at in their district are the Carlock Ave Fire (5 Alarms, 10/8/1989), the Summer Dr Fire (3 Alarms, 4/22/2001) and the Jakeland Clipper Public House fire where FF Jason M. Smith was killed (5 Alarms, 4/6/2011).
ENGINE COMPANY 7 "PRIDE OF THE HEIGHTS"
Engine Company 7 was established on July 24, 1987. They currently operate a 2016 KME Panther. This is Engine Company 7's fourth engine. Engine 7 is equipped with a 1,750 GPM pump and a 750 gallon tank. The equipment carried on board Engine 7 is the standard engine company equipment (axes, halligans, nozzles, attack hoses, supply hose, etc). Engine 7 was the busiest engine in the city in 1997.
TOWER LADDER COMPANY 4 "MONSTER TRUCK"
Tower Ladder Company 4 was established on July 24, 1987. They currently operate a 2013 Pierce Dash CF equipped with a 100' tower ladder, 1500 GPM pump and a 500 gallon tank (Ex Tower Ladder 2). This is the fifth ladder to see service as Tower Ladder 4. The equipment carried on board Tower Ladder 4 is the standard truck company equipment. Tower Ladder 4 was the busiest ladder in the city in 1988, 1990, and 1996.
These are the apparatus Engine 7 and Tower Ladder 4 used through the years.
TOWER LADDER 4