General topics of the fire stations of Holyoke HERE. The table on this page gives the stations around Holyoke through time.
|1||Central Fire Station (edition 1)||206 Maple Street||1914||2001||link|
|Central Fire Station (edition 2)||High Street||2001||still|
|Reliance Fire Station (edition 1)||High Street||1864||1886|
|Reliance Fire Station (edition 2)||310 High Street||1886||1914|
|4||Mount Tom Fire Station||Canal Street||1887||1976||link|
|2||Mount Holyoke Fire Station||450-452 Main Street||link|
|Relief Fire Station 1||1870||link|
|Relief Fire Station 2||1891||link|
|5||Elmwood Fire Station||490 South Street||1891||link|
|7||Emerald Fire Station||Chestnut Street||1914||link|
|3||Highlands Fire Station||1034 Hampden Street||1884||1969||link|
|Extinguisher Company and Station||Northampton Street in Manchester Grounds near the Crafts Hotel||1875||link|
|Dexter Fire Station||Northampton Street in Elmwood||1875|
|Homestead Fire Station||Homestead Avenue||1962 (Sep 6)||still||link|
|Whiting Fire Station||Whiting Farm Road||2003||still|
The fire committee starts in Holyoke in 20 January 1874.
Dexter existed from at least 1875 until 1892. It house the Dexter Hose Company number 4. This was a two wheeled horse carriage. The station was in a house. See the Holyoke T-T of Dec 2 1940 for a story.
Extinguisher Company number 2 ended about 1880. Also there was a Mechanic Engine Company number 2. Likewise, there was the Union Hook and Ladder Company starting in 1852. (It was located across the street from the Holyoke Telegram)