125 Trenton Ave
CURRENT OCCUPANT: Engine Company 3 Spare apparatus 1
Chronological Listing of the Apparatus at Lakeview Firehouse
February 3, 1962: Engine Company 13 was using the 1948 Mack Model 95 1000 GPM pumper it had used at the 23rd Street House (former Engine Company 5)
February 3, 1962: When the Lakeview Firehouse opened, Truck Company 1 was using the 1952 FWD aerial (Model FA85K) it had been using at the 23rd Avenue Firehouse. It is shown below when new as Truck 2.
Below are 2 photos of Truck 1 FWD (with 1954 FWD Cab) after it was retired and then bought and restored by a Buffalo, NY area dentist and subsequently moved to other collections including one in Canada.
1967: Men of Engine 13 with 1948 Mack pumper: Victor G. LaRegina, William McVey, N D'Amico, Captain Robert U. Marion, Captain Edward McLaughlin, Carl E. Larson, R Korger, Anthony Cappello, Stuart McKay.
1967: Men of Engine 13 with 1948 Mack pumper: Captain Stanley Kecmer, Captain John Holderman, William R. Ristan, Russ Redman, David Tieto, John G. Gregg, Thomas Coppo.
1967: Men of Truck 1 with FWD aerial: W Niclaus John Darakjy Captain Ray Allex, Captain Douglas Laux, Richard P. Wuensch, Charles Marmo, Joseph White, Leo Quigley.
1967: Men of Truck 1 with FWD aerial: Captain E Holloway, Captain Joseph J. Leonard, George J. Asea, John S. Toth, William C. Dowling, Frank Hebda, Joseph Saia, Anthony Sirianni.
January 7 1969: Engine Company 10 and Truck 1 sustained serious damage in a collision at Park Avenue and Summer Street. Engine 10 was responding west on Park Avenue to a two alarm fire at 178 Market Street while Truck 1 heading north on Summer Street was relocating to Headquarters after responding to a false alarm at Straight and Essex Streets.
The accident ended the career of the Seagrave pumper and the Ahrens Fox aerial trailer. Truck 1 used spare Fox trailer #2058 attached to the FWD tractor.
August 21, 1969: Truck Company 1 received the 1962 Pirsch 100' aerial formerly used by Truck Company 2 to which a plywood riot roof had been added to cab in 1968.
1972 photo of Vito Mangani and Captain Ray Allex in cab of the Pirsch aerial. To the right of Vito's head is a rearview mirror, to view the tillerman.
January 1972: Lakeview Firehouse: truck 1, Engine 13 and Car 74. Mechanic and Carpenter shops also located here
Circa 1980: FF Stu McVey at left and Captain E13 Robert "Woody" Woodrruff at right
1981: Truck 1 in quarters: Dick Wuensch (his retirement photo), Bill Shortell, Bill McVey (sitting), Leo Bremus, Vincent Zito, Robert (Woody) Woodruff, Gary Kerkhoven, Lou Tambone and Captain Alala in front.
November 13 1981: Truck Company 1 receives the 1975 Pirsch 100' aerial (Serial # 3111) formerly used by Truck 2. It was yellow.
June 28, 1982: Truck Company 1 Pirsch relocates to the Madison Avenue Firehouse for a short 2 month span: On September 3, 1982 it moves again to Hillcrest Firehouse.
July 1, 1982: Engine Company 13 receives a 1977 American LaFrance 1250 GPM pumper (Serial # CE175677) formerly used by Engine Company 1 and painted yellow.
September 3, 1982: Engine Company 13 goes out of service and is replaced (renumbered) by Engine Company 3 which used the 1977 American LaFrance 1250 GPM pumper (Serial # CE175677) formerly that was in use by Engine Companies 13 (formerly Engine Company 1).
June 1984: Apparatus painted white
November 30, 1983: Engine Company 5 relocates from the Southside Firehouse on Getty Avenue to the Lakeview Firehouse. It used 1979 ALF Serial CE6620 (yellow)
January 10, 1984: Engine Company 5 and the Third Battalion are taken out of service. Engine 5 ALF was sent out to be converted to a Telesquirt.
1989: Engine Company 3 with 1979 American LaFrance Telesquirt
1990s Department Reorganization:
Lakeview FH remains the quarters of Engine Company 3. At some point Ambulance 93 also locates there.
? 1996: Engine Company 3 with its reassigned 1989 Emergency One 1500 GPM pumper at at Lakeview Firehouse.
? 1998: Engine 3 receives an previously assigned RD Murray (on Spartan Chassis) 1500 GPM pumper painted white
2006: Engine Company 3 receives a new Emergency One 1500 GPM pumper painted red seen at an undated fire scene
2014 photos of Engine Company 3: Mutual aide assignment in Passaic September 7 and October 13
2015 photos of Engine Company 3
March 30 2016: Engine 3 at Pacific Street second alarm
November 7, 2016: Video of Engine 3 exiting the Lakeview Firehouse (Ron Bombaro)
December 15, 2016 Engine 3 in quarters (Dayspring photos)
December 15, 2016 Ambulance 93 (with spare to the rear)
December 15, 2016: Spare aerial in rear bay 1991 E-One
April 11, 2017: Mutual aid at Passaic 5th Alarm