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Engine Company 51 (commonly called Engine 51) is the primary firefighting apparatus assigned to Firehouse 51. It is a pumper and carries water and a compliment of hoses and other equipment used in fire suppression.


Engine 51 is a 1995 Spartan Metro Star / Luverne pumper with a 1500 US gpm pump and a 500 US gallon water tank. It bears the traditional black-over-red color scheme of the Chicago Fire Department.[1]


Current Members

  • Company Officer - Lieutenant Christopher Herrmann
  • Engineer - Mike Doherty
  • Firefighter - Clarence Norwood
  • Firefighter - Kaufman
  • Firefighter - Jesse
  • Firefighter Candidate - Darren Ritter

Past Members

  1. Lieutenant Spellman - Transferred from Firehouse 33, transferred out because he was feeding information about 51 to Gail McLeod.
  2. Lieutenant George Didrikson - Retired in episode "Thirty Percent Sleight Of Hand".
  3. Firefighter Barnes - Transferred out by Lt. Hermann due to insubordination.