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Firefighters covering the southern portion of the Parker Sewer and Fire Subdistrict have relocated to another location after leadership found structural issues, reports 7 News WSPA.  Modern fire trucks were too heavy for the fire house’s floor. The building on Allen Street was built in the 1950s and housed Engine 4 and reserve Engine 6,...
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The 19th Safe Haven Baby Box located in the state of Indiana was unveiled at a fire station in Crown Point, reports ABC Chicago 7. This fire station’s location was chosen because it’s adjacent to I-65, and for the level of anonymity it provides. Indiana’s Safe Haven Law allows people to take newborn babies to...
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The Midway Fire District has begun an ambitious plan to double the size of its workforce and add two additional fire stations over the course of the next seven years, reports Pensacola News Journal. The firefighters currently staff two stations round-the-clock. Nearly two-thirds of all calls the station receives are “double calls,” which means the firefighters are responding to two...
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A new fire station is open in Lincoln, reports 91.5 Omaha Public Radio. Station 15 is now fully operational. Lincoln Fire Department officials announced that they have fully staffed the city’s first new fire station in more than 20 years. 
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Ocean City Fire Department’s midtown Station 3 remaining where it is, reports The Dispatch. In recent years, resort officials have debated moving the aging and outgrown Station 3 at 74th Street to the vast parking area along Coastal Highway in front of the Public Safety Building. In fact, the city agreed to spend $30,000 for a...
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After nearly 10 years of planning, the crew from Fire Station 1 officially moved into their new $7.5 million facility, reports 10 On Your Side. Their fire truck garage has big bay doors that open much quicker than the ones they used to have, so they can get out to emergencies quicker. At the new...
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Harrisburg firefighter Jason Lloyd bought a red-brick Allison Hook & Ladder Building in 2010 with the aim of restoring it, reports The Burg. The landmark has been fully restored and is back in service of the Harrisburg Fire Bureau. The building remains privately owned, but four volunteers, constituting the revived Allison Hook and Ladder Co....