Department History

Fire Station Built 1901

First Fire Station in Lehi was built in January 1901. The station was erected to the east of the city hall at 172 West Main Street (presently the west half of the Lehi Bakery).

Fire Station 1

Members of the Lehi Fire Department in 1914
Left to Right: Sylvester Broadbent, H.P. Hardy, Hamilton Laird, Robert M. Allred, Harvey Lewis, Edwin “Ted” Street, Ira Racher, and Chief Melvin Beck.

1925 Waterous Fire Equipment on White Truck Chassis

1925 Waterous Fire Equipment on White Ford Truck. This picture was taken in front of the state capital building in 1928.

100 Year History 1901-2001

  • Fire Department History – 100 Years – Section 1
  • Fire Department History – 100 Years – Section 2
  • Fire Department History – 100 Years – Section 3
  • Fire Department History – 100 Years – Section 4
  • Fire Department History – 100 Years – Section 5
  • Fire Department History – 100 Years – Section 6
  • Fire Department History – 100 Years – Section 7
  • Fire Department History – 100 Years – Section 8
  • Fire Department History – 100 Years – Section 9
  • Fire Department History – 100 Years – Section 10

Fire Chiefs

(Not Pictured)

  • J. Newburn Butt – 1901-1902
  • N.W. Ingalls – 1902-1903
  • Marshal Henry East – 1903-1904
  • George Hammer 1904-1911
  • Marshal George Wing – 1912-1913
  • John Cooper – 1914-1915
  • H.M. Royle – 1915-1917
  • Melvin Beck – 1918-1921
  • Robert M. Allred – 1922-1923
  • Sylvester Broadbent – 1924-1927
  • Claude Curtis – 1928-1933
Thomas Powers 1934-1951

Thomas Powers 1934-1951

John Broadbent 1952-1957

John Broadbent 1952-1957

Gloyed Penrod 1958-1965

Gloyed Penrod 1958-1965

Rex Southwick 1966-1969

Rex Southwick 1966-1969

Stan Gordon 1970-1973

Stan Gordon 1970-1973

Grant B. Smith 1974-1977 & 1982-1989

Grant B. Smith 1974-1977 and 1982-1989

Max Ray 1978-1981

Max Ray 1978-1981

Ned Wilson 1990 -1993

Ned Wilson 1990 -1993

Mac Powell 1994-1995

Mac Powell 1994-1995

Dale Ekins 1995 - Present

Dale Ekins 1995 – 2014

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