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Station 81

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  1. Administrative Offices
  2. Bay Area
  3. Day Room
  4. Dorm Areas
  5. Fitness Room
  6. Kitchen
  7. Office/Training Area
  8. Shop Area


Station 81 was built in 1975. It has:
  • A shop area
  • Administrative offices for the:
    • Administrative battalion chief
    • Chief
    • Company officer
    • Fire marshal
    • Fire secretary
    • On-duty battalion chief
  • Day room
  • Fitness area
  • Kitchen
  • Office/training room
  • Two bays
  • Two dorm areas


Truck 81, our aerial ladder truck, and Engine 81 respond from this station. The battalion chief command vehicle, the fire marshal's investigation vehicle and a department pickup is also stored here. We have an mobile breathing air supply trailer that is owned from Maritime Fire and Safety Association we store here. Anyone who is a member of the MFSA could request the use of this trailer in an emergency situation.

SCBA Air Bottles

We have a stand alone air compressor that is used to fill SCBA air bottles for our department and under contract, with:
  • Cowlitz 2 Fire and Rescue
  • Cowlitz County Fire District Number 3 - Toutle Fire Department
  • Cowlitz County Fire District Number 6 - Castle Rock Fire Department
  • Longview Fibre Company
  • Weyerhaeuser Company

Department Overview

This station is manned by two companies and the administrative staff. One engine company and one ladder truck company respond from this station. There is a minimum of six line firefighters and one battalion chief on duty 24-hours a day. The fire marshal also works part-time out of this facility and part-time at the Community Development Department located at City Hall at:
1528 Broadway Street
Longview, WA 98632

Fax Number: 360-442-5961
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