Construction on Lancaster’s first new fire station in more than 45 years has been completed, reports Fox 43.
Crews at the roughly $6.5 million station are expected to run 4,000 calls for service each year. The station will house the City’s two specialized fire units – Engine Company 1 and Truck Company 2.
A key component in this station design is how it controls dangerous contaminants. The fire station, which is broken up into three zones to address the issue: the Hot Zone (dirty), that includes fire apparatus and equipment rooms, the Cold Zone (clean) that includes administrative and living spaces, and the Transition Zone between.