The department maintains three fire stations staffed 24 hours a day. The department’s “Central Station” situated in historic downtown is known as Station 1. This station houses the Administrative and Prevention Offices, Engine and Ambulance Company 1, along with Engine 6 and Ambulance 3 in reserve. The southern portion of the city is covered by Station 2 which houses Ladder 2, Tower 5, Ambulance 2, and Forestry 1. Station 3 is located on the Pease International Trade Port. Engine 3 responds out of the station with Rescue 3 and Engine 4 in reserve.