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The Grand Rapids Fire Department is opening the doors to 10 of its fire stations as part of Fire Prevention Week, reports Fox 17 West Michigan. The events will have fire trucks and equipment on display, demonstrations of firefighting gear, giveaways and registration to the city’s Residential Safety Assessment Program. The Oct. 9 open houses...
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Spring Fire Department will celebrate the grand opening of Station No. 74 on Oct. 5, reports Community Impact. The celebration, which will be open to the public, will include fire station tours, food, family-friendly activities and special guests.
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A driver is hospitalized after crashing into the Mineral Volunteer Fire Department, reports CBS 6. Officials said the building has “extensive damage.” A SUV smashed through one of the rescue squad’s garage bays, ripping off that door and also damaging a second door. The driver of the car was transported to an area hospital.
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Officials with both The Woodlands Fire Department and The Woodlands Township are concerned about damage to Fire Station No. 5, reports the Houston Chronicle. The station, which opened in 2003, has unknown damage that has led officials to worry the facility may need either significant renovations or, in a worst scenario, to be completely destroyed...
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The Town of Queen Creek recently broke ground on Fire Station 4, reports AZ Big Media. The addition of Fire Station 4 is a significant step towards the Fire Master Plan, which identifies five fire stations in Queen Creek. The new fire station will be built to current standards, designed to complement the surrounding area. It includes three bays. It also supports the Town’s goal of ensuring a safe community.
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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,”...
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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...
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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...