Calif. fire station closed due to mold
The firefighters were moved to other stations while a long-term solution is sorted out
By Matt Keller
SAN JOSE, Calif. — A San Jose fire station has been shut down because of a growing mold problem. The goal overnight was to make sure the people living in the area were covered for emergencies.
Fire station 16 is closed on South King Road near Cunningham Avenue. It's an older building that's been around for decades.
Yesterday, firefighters found mold inside the station. That's been an ongoing issue, but it looked to them like it had gotten worse, possibly from the recent rain. They called out the command staff and the command staff determined it might be unhealthy to be there so they closed down the station and moved the crews out to nearby stations.
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