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Fire Station 3

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Fire Station 3 began operation on 4th Avenue and Laurel Street in 1900. In 1909, it moved to 5th and Palm. That building was closed temporarily from 1933 to 1937 and Fire Station 3 was relocated to its current building in December 1977.

Fire Station 3 serves Midtown, Balboa Park and its surrounding areas. Engine 3's district is 2.24 square miles.


Incident Runs (Fiscal Year 2015)

Fire 210
Rescue 41
Emergency Medical 2,263
Urgent Medical 238
Non-Emergency Medical 145
Hazard 250
Events 0
Service 10
Other 3
Total 3,160