The Station News

A patch of darkly-colored mold was discovered inside Dearborn fire station No. 5, reports News-Herald. Firefighters have been staying inside trucks and other equipment that has been moved outside of the building in case the mold is toxic. Dearborn took over the station in 2013, running operations, but Melvindale is the building landlord and is...
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A feasibility study conducted for Swancreek Township trustees concluded that an estimated $1.2 million fire substation in the township would improve services for residents, reports Fulton County Expositor. A computer model was created for the study to determine the best location for a township substation, gauging the results by using six, eight, and ten minute...
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Fire Station 30 will be renamed in order to fit the theme of Route 66, reports Public Radio Tulsa. Fire Chief Ray Driskell said the change means a lot to the firefighters and the surrounding community as they now expect many visitors to stop by the fire station. Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell said Station 66...
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Officials are considering the possibility of razing and using the space for a new facility housing both the Newkirk Fire Department (NFD) and Police Department (NPD), reports The Newkirk Herald Journal. One of the reasons cited for the proposal is that NFD is running out of room, as the station is at full capacity for...
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The city’s fourth fire station is about a year away, reports Montgomery Advertiser. The new station will house an engine company and reserve ambulance. There will also be space dedicated at the station to an annex for the police department. Once construction is complete, the firehouses will be about 1.8 miles apart. The fire department...
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San Marcos held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new fire station, reports Community Impact Newspaper. San Marcos City Council voted to raise the maximum price of construction for the new fire station to $5,367,405 after incurring a cost increase of 17.4%, according to the San Marcos Fire Department.
Apparatus

Grand Rapid voted to allow the fire department to spend up to $1.4 million to purchase used low mileage fire apparatus to replace outdated equipment and properties for a future fire station, reports MLive.com. Fire Chief John Lehman’s plan is to trade in up to 11 outdated apparatus and purchase seven used apparatus, including two...
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Board members of the Scotts Bluff County Airport Authority got a preliminary outline for a new, expanded fire station building at the Western Nebraska Regional Airport, reports Scottsbluff Star Herald. The expansion will accommodate the airport’s new fire suppression vehicle. New vehicles fall under new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations as to size of the...
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The Fort Myers Beach Board of Fire Commissioners has approved a contract to spend $3,992,000 on two vacant lots to build a new fire station, reports Fort Myers Beach Talk. The department has been looking to replace Station 31 since a 2017 study showed that the station requires improvements for accessibility. Another issue is that...