Station No. 4

Location

  • Station No. 4, located at 830 E. 11th Ave in Salt Lake City boasts one of the most exquisite views of Salt Lake City from the Northeast bench,
  • It houses one company with four crew members per platoon. The station utilizes a ladder truck and an engine, depending on the emergency.
  • It primarily services the area starting at City Creek Park on the west, moving to the north border of Salt Lake City, adjacent to Davis County (by Rudy’s Flat), abutting Salt Lake County to the East, and ending at pockets around 100 S., half-way through the University of Utah Campus.
  • Residents within Station No. 4’s service area are represented by City Council District No. 3 Chris Wharton.

Energy Efficiency

  • Station No. 4 utilizes solar installations to save energy. This sustainability effort helps meet the city’s goal to build efficient, environmentally friendly buildings, and it contributes to SLC Fire’s mission to positively impact our community.

Services and Apparatus

  • Because Station No. 4 provides service to many large homes nestled in the foothills by open state land, most firefighters assigned to Station No. 4 have a “red card” certification, indicating their expert skill and wildfire qualifications.
  • Each year, a primary function of firefighters at Station 4 is to work with residents to create defensible space to mitigate wildfire risk.
  • This program called, “Ready, Set, Go,” is part of Salt Lake City Fire Department’s Community Wildland Protection Program (CWPP). Among the CWPP’s benefits is a community outreach and education effort which has firefighters personally visit homes with considerable wildfire risk.
  • Station No. 4 has four firefighters who are certified EMTs.
  • Station 4 employed the city’s longest-tenured firefighter Richard Snow until November 2017. Snow, an engineer, can recall a number of historical fires and significant historical events.