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City of Monroe officials broke ground on a project building a new fire station, reports The Ouachita Citizen. The 5,176-square foot Fire Station No. 5, originally constructed in 1959, was closed for demolition. The new 8,430-square foot fire station will be built by Mann’s Construction of West Monroe. The cost is estimated to be at $2,145,000...
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Marion County Fire Rescue opened up its new fire station, reports 20 WCJB ABC. The 7,700-square-foot facility was built with funds from Marion County’s Penny Sales Tax. The 2.5 million dollar facility will house 30 people, including firefighter-paramedics and emergency medical technicians.
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Officials joined volunteers at the Riner Fire Department to cut the ribbon on a new state-of-the-art fire station, reports WFXR Fox. The new station has room for equipment and training as well as a meeting space and a decontamination room. Cost for the facility has been priced at more than $6 million.
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The new Nokesville fire station will be home to a ambulance, an engine, a tanker, a brush truck as well as a reserve engine, reports Prince William Living. Prince William Fire and Rescue Department Assistant Chief Matt Smolsky said that while a fire station stores firefighting and EMS apparatus, fire engines, patient transport vehicles, other...
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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...