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Fire Station 16 received new safety equipment, including thermal imaging cameras to help firefighters see through smoke, plus wilderness equipment, reports KRQE. Firefighters say one of the biggest upgrades are the “no smoke” vehicle exhaust, which protects the public and fire crews against carcinogens.
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Memphis leaders came together first for a groundbreaking at the city’s newest fire station, reports localmemphis.com. These are just a portion of the new projects announced for the area over the last several months. And they are an important part of the city’s growth.
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The St. Charles Fire Department is hosting an open house at Fire Station #1 to commemorate Fire Prevention Week, reports Patch. The members of the fire department encourage everyone to stop by the open house, talk with the firefighters and take a tour of the fire station. Several exhibitions will be held throughout the day...
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Residents interested in learning more about the proposed fire station can attend an information session, reports The Bourne Enterprise. A search committee has recommended that the town put the new fire station on land off County Road in Cataumet. The land, an 80-plus-acre parcel, is owned by Barnstable County. The new fire station would require...
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Thomasville Fire Rescue is celebrating the reopening of Fire Station 2, reports WCTV.tv. The renovations includes a new air conditioning unit, insulation and duct work. Ceiling damage, electrical lines and mold caused by the outdated unit were also fixed. The last phase of improvements is the installation of a new system, provided by a Firefighter...
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The president of the Youngstown firefighters’ union said he learned the city plans to close a long-standing fire station, reports WKBN 27. Youngstown City Law Director Jeff Limbian said the reason the city decided to close the station is because of the building itself, which is over 100 years old. Limbian said it is “antiquated”...
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Madison County Commissioner Roger Jones has spent three years planning, where construction has begun and a fourth fire station is being built in Hazel Green, reports WAFF 48. The fire trucks and equipment the volunteer fire department will need is also expensive. Each fire truck will cost more than $100,000 and the goal is to...
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Arlington County Board members are expected to approve funding for construction of a replacement fire station, reports Inside Nova. The current fire station dates to the early 1960s. The planned new station will include three bays (up from two) and will sit on the same parcel. Ground-breaking on the facility is slated for next year,...
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Provo firefighters have been moved to a temporary fire station for an estimated nine months while a new station is built, reports The Daily Universe. Demolition of the old Provo Fire Station #2 was scheduled to happen October 8. In the meantime, the temporary fire station is a heavy-duty tent-like structure. The living quarters for...