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.

Apparatus

Responses (Fiscal Year 2016)

Fire 213
Rescue 42
Emergency Medical 2,631
Urgent Medical 245
Non-Emergency Medical 180
Hazard 263
Events 1
Service 9
Other 3
Total 3,587