Tukwila Fire Department
Headquarters – Station 51
444 Andover Park East
Tukwila, WA 98188
Phone: 206 575-4404
Fax: 206 575-4439
Emergencies: Dial 911
Fire Station 51
Equipped with a 2002/1500 GPM (Gallons Per Minute) Pump, Engine 51 staffs 1 Captain and a minimum of 2 Firefighters on a daily basis. Located in the central business district, the primary response area for Engine 51 includes Westfield Shoppingtown at Southcenter and a large industrial and retail area.
The Station houses the department’s 1997 International Central States Heavy Rescue Truck. The equipment carried on this vehicle includes: air cascade system, jaws of life, high angle rope rescue equipment, confined space and trench rescue gear.
Station 51 also has the department’s rescue boat with motor, our structural collapse/trench rescue trailers, our hazardous material response vehicles, and the Explorer Post van.
Fire Station 52
Equipped with a 2006/1500 GPM (Gallons Per Minute) Pump, Engine 52 staffs 1 Captain and a minimum of 2 Firefighters on a daily basis. Located in a residential neighborhood above Tukwila City Hall, the primary response area for Engine 52 includes single-family homes, apartment and condominium complexes, a golf course and an elementary school. Engine 52, because of its location, is the primary back up for the City’s other two Engines and Ladder Truck.
Also located at Station 52 is one spare engine, a 1994 2000 GPM Pumper.
Fire Station 53
Equipped with a 1999/2000 GPM (Gallons Per Minute) Pump, Engine 53 staffs 1 Captain and a minimum of 2 Firefighters on a daily basis. Located near the Duwamish River and the Tukwila Community Center, the primary response area for Engine 53 includes residential neighborhoods, light and heavy industrial manufacturing and warehouses.& Engine 53 also responds to the Boeing Military Airplane Factory, Jorgenson Steel, The Museum of Flight, and the South end of Boeing Air Field.
The Station also houses the department’s second spare engine, a 1986 West States International 1500 GPM Pumper and the departments mobile air trailer.
Fire Station 54
Equipped with a 1992/2000 GPM (Gallons Per Minute) Pump, Ladder 54 staffs 1 Captain and a minimum of 2 Firefighters. Located one block off Tukwila International Blvd. (Highway 99), the Ladder Truck responds to all commercial and residential structure fires. The primary response area for Ladder 54 includes four schools, a hospital, retail and commercial businesses, hotels, motels, single and multi-family homes.
The Aid Unit responds to all aid calls within Station 54’s area and supports the other three stations. The spare Aid Unit is also located at Station 54.