Fire Station 1 is located in the heart of Downtown Santa Monica. It’s the Department’s flagship company and houses the Battalion Chief.
Station 1 is the department's newest fire station and is fully-equipped to meet the fire fighting and life safety needs of Downtown Santa Monica. With two fire engines staffed by firefighters and paramedics, and another fire truck with a 100-foot ladder (that can reach up to seven stories high). The two-story facility spans over 28,000 square feet, with 20 dormitories to accommodate both female and male firefighters. Station 1 is LEED Certified with a water reclamation system, rooftop solar panels to convert sunlight into electricity, and many other features to help reduce energy costs.
The public can view artwork called Back Story, by Deborah Aschheim, consisting of panes of painted and fired art glass “watercolors” featuring historic and contemporary images of Santa Monica firefighting life. This artwork was produced as part of Santa Monica’s Percent for Art program. The station also has an artifact from the Ground Zero site on display.
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