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Engine 2
Ladder 2
45 Branch Street
Lowell, MA 01852

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branch st station
Torrent Engine House

This Fire Station was built in 1877 and is the home of
Engine 2 and Ladder 2.

It is located on Branch Street opposite Smith Street and covers sections of the city called the "Highlands" and the "Acre".

The origin of the name "Torrent" dates back to the 1840's and comes from the amount of water the steamer could pump-Torrents of water.

The station has been renovated several times over the past 123 years and received a Preservation Award in 1997 from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is known as "The West Point" of the Lowell Fire Department.

E2 Engine 2

E-2 is a 1996 E-ONE Sentry Standard 1250 GPM Pump quartered at the Branch Street Station.

Captain Frank Kelly is the company commander.


L2 Ladder 2

L-2 is a 1995 E-ONE 106' Hurricane Ladder stationed at the Branch Street Firehouse.

Captain Robert Beane is the company commander.

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