Station 14

Tudor Baxter


Fire Station 14 is located at Tudor and Baxter and houses Engine 14, Tender 14, and Battalion Chief 3. Station 14 is the base of all Wildland Firefighting activites and house the resources for this.

A full bio will be available shortly.

Latest News for Station 14

Anatomy of your fire department…

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Fire Engines carry small hose used to attack fires, large hose used to pump water from a hydrant to another engine, and ground ladders. Typically engines will carry 3-4 personnel. Engines also respond to medical calls, so they carry Advanced Life Support equipment such as cardiac monitors. In an Emergency Medical System like we have here in Anchorage, engines respond with Mobile Intensive Care Units (ambulances) to assist with patient care, or in the event that an ambulance is unable to respond right away, to initiate patient interventions and stabilize the situation until an ambulance can get to the scene. There are 14 fire engines in the Anchorage Fire Service Area, covering just under 1700 square miles. (more…)

A letter from one of our own…

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

We posted this letter yesterday, but the views were so overwhelming we felt the need to share with all viewers. Captain Southwick is an Officer at AFD’s Fire Station 14 (Tudor / Baxter). Station 14 houses a fire engine, water tender, and Battalion Chief 3. This fire station was added to AFD’s service to provide coverage to an area of Anchorage that had unacceptable response times for both fire and medical calls. Fire Station 14 also serves as our Wildland firefighting headquarters during the summer months. (more…)