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The former Fire Station 1 is part of a current city renovation project, reports Derby Informer. Plans are to convert the building for evidence/record storage for the Derby Police Department, which would meet departmental needs for the next 15 to 20 years at least. Half of the old fire station would also be used for...
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The Puget Sound Naval Shipyard recently wrapped up a $38 million remodeling, which houses the shipyard firehouse, reports Kitsap Sun. The two-tiered building includes adding seismic bracing and other structural reinforcements in case of big Pacific Northwest earthquake. Aging infrastructure in the shipyard, the only such facility on the west coast with an aircraft carrier dry dock,...
The Fire Station

Lincoln Fire & Rescue announced they will open fire station, reports FOX NE. Per 1011.com, it will be the second new fire station LFR will open up in less than a year. In April of 2015, voters approved a sales tax increase to open four fire stations and the replacement of the City’s emergency 911...
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Village officials have set a new public referendum on borrowing $12 million to build a fire station and rehabilitate the current municipal building, reports The Daily Gazette. Some residents say that given the economic crisis caused by pandemic, it’s the wrong time to propose an expensive project that will raise taxes. But the mayor said...
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The 60-year-old fire station’s roof had been leaking for several years and will get a new roof, reports Hoptown Chronicle. There were frequent leaks in supply rooms and the firefighters’ living quarters. The city initially planned to seek bids for another flat roof, but council members then asked the fire department to check on the...
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The Western Nebraska Regional Airport board approved the lowest of three bids at just over $1.5 million dollars to Anderson Shaw Construction for a new building as part of the airport’s fire station, reports KNEB.com. The building is needed to provide federally required space to accommodate the large size of the new firefighting apparatus the...
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In less than a month, East Manatee Fire Rescue District will open its newest fire station, reports YourObserver.com. The fire station is expected to improve response times. The district will move a ladder truck to the new station, which puts it close to some of the district’s largest homes and condominiums. The district had planned...
Apparatus

After one firefighter/paramedic tested positive for COVID-19, the entire department was tested, reports New Central Maine. The fire station immediately closed and was cleaned by a private contractor per CDC guidelines. Trucks and equipment—which are cleaned daily—were cleaned again.
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Construction of a Denton Fire Station will be completed by early 2021, marking the end of a project that is five years in the making, reports Denton Record-Chronicle. As Denton’s population grows, emergency services must expand to reach different parts of the city in time to help residents. Medic 8, which is currently operating out...