Fire Station 3
Turlock Fire Station 3 is located in the Northeast quadrant of the city along Monte Vista Ave. Station 3 was designed by Gilbert W. Goulart, A.I.A. and built in 1974-75. Under the direction of Fire Chief Carrol E. Chittock, Station 3 was opened on April 16, 1975.
Station 3 is home to Engine 33, a 2006 Pierce Dash Type 1 engine. In addition Hazmat 33, a 1988 Pierce Dash Type 1 engine (Hazmat 33 carries decontamination equipment for emergency crews who are conducting Hazardous Materials entry and mitigation), is also housed at Station 3. Station 3 is staffed by 3 personnel (1 Captain, 1 Engineer, and 1 Firefighter) per shift.
The crews of Station 3 are also tasked with maintaining the department's hose. The station is equipped with a hose tower and houses the department's hose cache.
Station 3 is mainly a residential district but does cover a portion of CSU Stanislaus and Emanuel Medical Center.