55 SW Ash Street, Portland, OR 97204
Present Day Station 19
Portland Fire & Rescue’s (PF&R) Station 19 is currently located at 7301 E. Burnside Street and the serves the Center, Mt. Tabor, Montavilla and Madison South Neighborhood Associations. Engine 19 has a large fire management or response area, responding to over 3,300 calls in 2010. Engine 19 can respond east to I-205, west to 47th Avenue, South to Division Street, and North to Tillamook Street.
Station 19's original location at 6049 SE Stark Street, circa 1915
Station 19 was originally located at SE 61st and Stark Street and was built in 1911. In December 1953, Station 19 was relocated to its current location.
Left - Cooper's Coffee House occupies old Station 19
Right - Captain Fred, Firefighters Gabe, Josh, and Jason, and Bureau Photographer Dick Harris
The original building still stands, and is now occupied by Cooper’s Coffee House. Cooper’s Coffee House is a favorite place for Station 19 firefighters to stop by for coffee, say hello to members of the community, and talk about the history and heritage of Station 19.
Bureau Photographer Dick Harris and Station 19 Captain Fred present plaque to Cooper’s Coffee House
To commemorate Station 19’s 100th year anniversary of serving the Mt. Tabor community, PF&R’s own Station 19 Captain Fred, Firefighters Gabe, Josh, and Jason, and Bureau Photographer Dick Harris presented a plaque to the employees at Cooper’s Coffee House.
Firefighters Gabe and Jason place the plaque in a location visible to all patrons
Station 19 is also planning a 100th year anniversary open house for the general public and community in late March 2011. Stay tuned for further updates here on the Fire Blog!
Portland Fire & Rescue
We Respond: Always Ready, Always There
December 23, 2010