Station 7

2100 Glascock Street

Opened December 30, 1959

Faces north
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4,584 square feet, one story
Architect: Owen F. Smith / Builder: William C. Vick

   

Mike Legeros photograph

Google Earth photo
       History:  Station 7 opened at 1300 Glascok Street on December 30, 1959. Engine 7 was placed in service with a 1953 American LaFrance pumper. The station cost $65,000 and also housed the 1948 Ford squad truck. It was staffed by fourteen firemen. Truck 7 was placed in service on October 25, 1960, with a 1922 American LaFrance service ladder truck. It was moved to Station 12 in 1982.

Rescue 7 was first placed in service on February 1, 1982, with a 1975 Chevrolet/Murphy ambulance. It operated until October 14, 1998. Rescue 7 was returned to service on July 17, 2001, and renamed Rescue 2 on July 7, 2009. For several years, USAR apparatus was also housed at Station 7.

In October 1991, the station address was changed to 2100 Glascock Street.

Last update: 31DEC12

USAR apparatus behind station /
Mike Legeros photograph

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Circa 1984 / Gary Knight photograph

Courtesy Raleigh Public Affairs

 January 1959 / News & Observer photographs courtesy North Carolina State Archives

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