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The Bothell City Council moved one step closer to construction for replacing two fire stations, reports Bothell-Kenmore Reporter. In Phase 1A — which begins this month and lasts through April 2020 — 30 percent of the station design and 90 percent of the temporary facility design is set for completion. Phase 1B, which will last...
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A Plymouth fire station was ordered permanently closed after asbestos was discovered, reports WBZ NewsRadio. A replacement for the North Plymouth Fire Station is already underway on Hedge Road, but for now, Plymouth Town Manager Melissa Arrighi said the situation is uncertain.
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The new station’s bay area for the fire engines could house the entirety of the former station on Lafourche Street, reports The Advocate. The new station houses five engines, including the department’s 100-foot aerial ladder truck, which had previously been kept at the ready in a warehouse. The bay doors at the old location, built...
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The Waterford Village Board has tentatively approved borrowing $1.3 million to build new sleeping quarters and training facilities for a fire station, reports The Journal Times. The new construction would be built as an addition to the Fire Department’s fire station. It would enable the Fire Department to continue its current level of training after...
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In recent years, the focus has shifted to the risk and mitigation of cancer-causing carcinogens within the firefighting community. With regular exposure to toxins and an increase in cancer rates among firefighters, departments are searching for the best ways to reduce their risk. One way to reduce the risk and exposure to cancer causing carcinogens...
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Mayor Lori Lightfoot joined the Chicago Fire Department to break ground on a new $30 million state-of-the-art fire station, reports Chicago ABC 7. The project is part of the city’s continued efforts to provide the latest tools, technology and training for first responders. The new facility is said to be the second-largest fire station in...
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A Safe Haven Baby Box has been installed at an Angola fire station, reports WLWT 5. The fire station is just minutes from the Michigan border, which was a factor in the location. Before leaving office, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder last year vetoed a bill that would have allowed baby boxes. The boxes allow someone...