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Major Renovation to Augusta (ME) Fire Department’s Hartford Fire Station

The city of Augusta, Maine, had WBRC Architects Engineers and Mitchell Architects design an addition and perform a major station renovation.

Gooding (ID) Fire Department’s New Station Houses 16 Fire/EMS Vehicles

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.

Stations Past: Fairfield (CT) Firehouse in Yule Dress

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.

A Guided Tour of LaGrange (GA) Fire Department Station #5

Chief John Brant, with the LaGrange Fire Department, provides a tour of Station #5, named for Kay G. Durand.

Gender-Neutral Spaces in Fire Stations

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.

Video: San Diego (CA) Fire Rescue Fire Station Tour

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.

Tinley Park Fire Department Fire Station Virtual Tour

Chief Forest Reeder conducts this virtual tour of Station 47.

Effingham (IL) Fire Rescue Fire Station 2 Project

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.

Chicago (IL) Fire Stations Gallery

Check out these drone shots of retired Chicago firehouses.

Fire Station History: Fatal Detroit Firehouse Blast

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.

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