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    Anthony Hendges
    Anthony Hendges
    Captain of Building & 
    Fleet Maintenance
    616-456-3900

     

    Steve Chicklon
    Steve Chicklon
    Assistant Fleet 
    Maintenance Supervisor
    616-456-3900

    Portraits courtesy of Wolbrink Studios 


     The Maintenance Division of the Grand Rapids Fire Department is responsible for the maintenance and repairs of 70 vehicles and 11 Fire Stations The Fire Department fleet consists of a wide range of vehicles, the front-line fleet consists primarily of pumpers, squads, rescue engines, quints, and command vehicles. The fleet also has vehicles that respond to a wide variety of more specialized emergency responses. These additional units range in size from tractor trailers for operations such as Hazardous Materials responses, to boats for river rescue operations.

    Kalamazoo Avenue Station

     The Fire Department has recently completed several projects to help decrease our energy use. These projects help not only with cost savings but also allow us to reduce our carbon footprint. The projects include geothermal heating at two of our stations and also lighting upgrades.