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Palo Alto (CA) Fire Station Completion Slowed by Subcontractor Financial Issues

The subcontractor that went bankrupt, delaying the completion of Palo Alto’s Rinconada Park fire station, was overwhelmed with outstanding credit card and equipment debts, according to a court document.

The company had $2,363,485 in unpaid liabilities, according to the filing from company president Alberto Mendez.

The company has $386,850 in outstanding claims to Ford and Lincoln for seven recent vehicle purchases including $70,000 on a 2019 Lincoln Navigator and $80,000 on a 2018 Ford F150 Raptor. The company has a total of 79 creditors including seven involving recent vehicle purchases.