The city of Augusta, Maine, had WBRC Architects Engineers and Mitchell Architects design an addition and perform a major station renovation.
The Gooding (ID) Fire Department is now working out of its new station that houses its 16 fire and EMS vehicles in a modern facility that meets the needs of the mostly rural coverage area in Gooding County, Idaho.
Fairfield Fire Department No. 2, better known as Tunxis Hill Firehouse, in Fairfield, Connecticut, went all out in 1949 to establish a record for Christmas firehouse decorations.
Chief John Brant, with the LaGrange Fire Department, provides a tour of Station #5, named for Kay G. Durand.
Architects and fire departments are working together to design gender-neutral spaces in fire stations to allow men and women privacy while on the job, living and working in the station.
Fire departments across the country have been choosing this digital solution, especially during Fire Prevention Week in October, to showcase their stations to the communities they serve.
Chief Forest Reeder conducts this virtual tour of Station 47.
By purchasing an existing structure and modifying it, the department saved the city at least $1.3 million and created a station that is 8,742 square feet.
Check out these drone shots of retired Chicago firehouses.
Two firefighters were killed and 12 others injured, nine seriously, and a city truck driver was critically hurt by an explosion that wrecked the fire station of Engine Company 12.