Louis H. Elling was appointed Fire Chief in 1915. Approximately 6 years later, Fire Station 19 was constructed at the corner of Stickney and Ketchum Avenues. For budgetary reasons in 1935, station 19 was closed until August 16, 1938, when it was reopened, under the administration of Fire Chief Fred T. Schlorf.

In 1965, under Fire Chief Arnold Papenhagen, Station 19, at Stickney and Ketchum Avenues, was closed and moved to its current location at 4257 Stickney Avenue across from what was then the Kaiser Automotive Plant, and  now, Chrylser Automotive.

Captain Hector Solis

Captain Hector Solis was appointed to the Toledo Fire & Rescue Department on July 16, 1993. He was promoted to Lieutenant on June 10, 2009, with promotion to Captain on November 7, 2011.

Captain Solis is trained as a Boat Captain and hold a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from the Ohio State University.

Captain Solis is currently assigned as the House Captain of Station 19.