Our Firemen, The History of the NY Fire Departments

Chapter 53, Part V

By Holice and Debbie

The following are designated as the Company Districts of the Department in which the respective company commanders shall take cognizance of all violations of law relating to the erection, alterations, and repair of buildings, and the storage, handling, transportation, and sale of combustibles, fireworks, and explosives, the encumbrance of hydrants, etc., and in which they shall also be responsible for the care of the fire alarm telegraph and other property of the Department.

BOUNDARIES OF COMPANY DISTRICTS

Engine No. 1

Twenty-third Street, Fifth Avenue, Thirty-first Street, and Eighth Avenue.

Engine No. 2

Forty-second Street, Eighth Avenue, Fifty-third Street, and North River.

Engine No. 3

Gansevoort and Thirteenth Streets, Eighth avenue, Twenty-first Street, and North River.

Engine No. 4

Exchange Street, Broadway, Fulton and Gold Streets, Maiden lane, and William Street.

Engine No. 5

East Tenth Street, Second Avenue, Twenty-first Street, and Avenue A.

Engine No. 6

Battery Place, Broadway, Liberty Street, and North River.

Engine No. 7

Broadway, Chambers, Duane, Rose, Frankfort, Gold, and Fulton Streets.

Engine No. 8

Fiftieth Street, Sixth Avenue, Fifty-ninth Street, and East River.

Engine No. 9

Catharine Street, Bowery, Canal Street, East Broadway, Jefferson Street, and East River.

Engine No. 10

Battery Place, Broadway, Exchange Place, William Street, Pearl Street, Coenties Slip, and East River.

Engine No. 11

Grand, Clinton, Houston Streets, and East River.

Engine No. 12

Dover, Frankfort, Rose, Duane, Chatham, Catharine Streets, and East River.

Engine No. 13

Canal Street, Broadway, Houston and Sullivan Streets.

Engine No. 14

Fourteenth Street, Sixth Avenue, Twenty-third Street, and Fourth Avenue

Engine No. 15

Jefferson Street, East Broadway, Clinton, Grand Streets, and East River.

Engine No. 16

Twenty-firth Street, Fourth Avenue, Twenty-third Street, Fifth Avenue, Twenty-seventh Street, and East River.

Engine No. 17

Grand, Eldridge, Houston, and Clinton Streets.

Engine No. 18

Fourth and Thirteenth Streets, Eighth Avenue, Fourteenth Street, and Fifth Avenue.

Engine No. 19

Twenty-first Street, Eighth Avenue, Thirty-first Street, and North River.

Engine No. 20

Broadway, Houston, Mott, and Canal Streets.

Engine No. 21

Thirty-fourth Street, Fifth Avenue, Fortieth Street, Sixth Avenue, Forty-second Street, and East River.

Engine No. 22

Seventh Street, Fifth Avenue, Ninety-eighth Street, Lexington Avenue, Eighty-sixth Street, and Third Avenue.

Engine No. 23

Fifty-third Street, sixth Avenue, Fifth-ninth Street, and North River.

Engine No. 24

Houston, Thompson, Fourth, and Christopher Streets.

Engine No. 25

Houston Streets, Bowery, Fourth Avenue, Stuyvesant, Tenth Streets, and Avenue B.

Engine No. 26

Thirty-first Street, Eighth Avenue, Fortieth Street, and Fifth Avenue.

Engine No. 27

Chambers, Hudson, Desbrosses Streets, and North River.

Engine No. 28

Tenth Street, Avenue A, Twenty-first Street, and East River.

Engine No. 29

Liberty Street, Broadway, Fulton, Greenwich Streets, Park Place, and North River.

Engine No. 30

Desbrosses, Hudson, Canal, Sullivan, Houston Streets, and North River.

Engine No. 31

Broadway, Canal Street, Bowery, Chatham, Baxter, and Worth Streets.

Engine No. 32

Maiden lane, Gold, Frankfort, and Dover Streets, and East River.

Engine No. 33

Houston and Thompson Streets, Fifth Avenue, Eighth Street, Fourth Avenue, and Bowery.

Engine No. 34

Thirty-first Street, Eighth Avenue, Forty-second Street, and North River.

Engine No. 35

One Hundred and Tenth Street, Eighth Avenue, One hundred and Twentieth Street, and East River.

Engine No. 36

Harlem Bridge, Third Avenue, One Hundred and Twenty-sixth Street, Eighth Avenue, One Hundred and Fortieth Street, and Harlem River.

Engine No. 37

One Hundred and Tenth Street, Eighth Avenue, One Hundred and Fortieth Street, and North River.

Engine No. 38

One Hundred and Fortieth Street, Harlem River, Spuyten Duyvil Creek, and North River.

Engine No. 39

Fifty-nine Street, Fifth Avenue, Seventieth Street, and East River.

Engine No. 40

Fifty-ninth Street, Eight Avenue, Eighty-second Street, and North River.

Engine No. 41

Harlem River, One Hundred and Forty-fourth Street, St. Ann's Avenue, one Hundred and Sixty-first Street, Jerome Avenue, McComb's Dam Bridge.

Engine No. 42

Bungay Street, One Hundred and Forty-ninth Street, St. Ann's and Fordham Avenues, One Hundred and Seventieth Street, Boston Road, Union Avenue, Home Street, Westchester Avenue, Bronx river, Long Island Sound.

Engine No. 44

Seventieth Street, Third Avenue, Eight-sixth Street, and East River.

Engine No. 45

Westchester Avenue, Home Street, Union Avenue, Boston Road, One Hundred and Seventieth Street, Fordham Avenue, Lorillard Street, Pelham Avenue, Bronx River.

Engine No. 46

One Hundred and Seventy-fourth Street, Walnut Street, One Hundred and Seventy-third Street, Fordham Avenue, Lorillard Street, one hundred and Eighty-eighth Street, Thomas Avenue, Kingsbridge Road, and Jerome Avenue.

Engine No. 47

Eighty-second Street, Eighth Avenue, One Hundred and Tenth Street, and North River.

Engine No. 48

Pelham Avenue, Lorillard Street, One Hundred and Eighty-ninth or Powell Street, Thomas Avenue, Kingsbridge Road, line of New York City and Northern Railroad, northern boundary of City and Bronx River.

Engine No. 49

Blackwell's, Ward's, and Randall's Islands.

Engine No. 50

One Hundred and Sixty-first Street, Fordham Avenue, One Hundred and Seventy-third Street, Walnut Street, One Hundred and Seventy-fourth Street, and Jerome Avenue.

Engine No. 52

Spuyten Duyvil Creek, Harlem River, Kingsbridge Road, line of New York City and Northern Railroad, northern boundary of City, North River.

Transcribed by Holice B. Young

HTML by Debbie

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