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Fire Stations

Chestnut Station

Chestnut Station
7070 Chestnut Street
Gilroy, Ca. 95020
Constructed in 1971

Response: This station houses a fire engine staffed with a crew of three which includes one Captain, one Fire Engineer, and one Firefighter/Paramedic. Additional equipment stationed here includes a 75’ ladder truck and a type 6 engine. These units can be cross staffed with the engine crew when they are needed or staffed with off-duty firefighters who can be recalled for major events. The rescue ambulance is also housed at this station. The rescue ambulance is referred to as Medic 47. This rescue ambulance allows the fire department, by county contract, to provide transportation for patients with life threatening conditions when the county ambulance provider is delayed.

Administration: The Fire Chief, three Division Chiefs, one Administrative Captain, and one Administrative Support Staff all have offices in this station.

Las Animas Station

Las Animas Station
8383 Wren Avenue
Gilroy, Ca. 95020
Constructed in 1977

Response: This station houses a fire engine staffed with a crew of three which includes one Captain, one Fire Engineer, and one Firefighter/Paramedic. Additional equipment stationed here includes a type 3 engine. The type 3 engine can be cross staffed with the engine crew if needed or both can be staffed with off-duty firefighters who can be recalled for major events.

Sunrise Station

Sunrise Station
880 Sunrise Drive
Gilroy, Ca. 95020
Constructed in 2004

Response: This station houses a fire engine staffed with a crew of three which includes one Captain, one Fire Engineer, and one Firefighter/Paramedic. Additional equipment stationed here includes a type 6 engine and a reserve fire engine.

This station is also home to a decontamination trailer and an EMS trailer which are pulled by a stake side truck. These resources can be deployed throughout Santa Clara County by mutual aid request.