The Fire Station

The current Lebanon Fire District fire station does not meet code, leading to hope that voters will approve a bond measure to replace the fire station, reports 13 KVAL. The existing fire station has already been renovated 10 times. “Sleeping quarters for firefighters have no fire sprinklers, and some have no windows or secondary exits,”...
The Fire Station

County leaders held a ceremonial groundbreaking at the site of the future Lucketts Fire and Rescue Station, reports Loudoun Now. The new $10.5 million, 18,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility will replace the current Lucketts Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station next door, which Loudoun County Chairwoman Phyllis J. Randall (D-At Large) said has stood since 1969. The building...
The Fire Station

A Decatur fire station could soon have a new home after almost 60 years, reports WAAY 31. Fire Chief Tony Grande said he and his team started talking with Decatur City Council about the changes they’d like to make for next year.  Grande said he wants to keep the location close to where it currently is, so they...
The Fire Station

The Bluffton Township Fire District broke ground on its newest fire station, reports The Island Packet. .mcclatchy-embed{position:relative;padding:40px 0 56.25%;height:0;overflow:hidden;max-width:100%}.mcclatchy-embed iframe{position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%} A separate building, which will house an emergency operations center, is being constructed directly behind the station. It will be connected to the station by covered walkways. The goal is to have the project completed within the next...
The Fire Station

Wick firefighters held an open day to celebrate a fire station’s 50th year, reports John O’Groat Journal. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) mobile museum was one of the main attractions. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Heritage Trust brought a 1980s fire engine, and the event was well supported by other emergency services.
The Fire Station

The Village of Suamico is in the process of planning a new fire station, reports Action News 2. The department has outgrown its current fire station, built in 1967. The new fire station is expected to cost $5-6 million. Designs for the new facility are still being developed. There’s a potential the village could take...
The Fire Station

The Riner Volunteer Fire Department will soon be moving into a new building. They broke ground for this new station in March 2018, but the project has been in the works for nearly 5 years. This is quite a step up from the old station where everyone shared an office. The new 19-thousand-square-foot station also...
The Fire Station

Lehigh Acres Fire District has a new plan to fund a new fire station, reports Wink News. They are proposing a nearly 6% property tax hike. The money raised would go toward construction of a new fire station. With the property already acquired, it needs money to build and staff the station. Lehigh Acres services...