Minn. 'green' fire station boasts technological firsts

The safety center has dozens of geothermal wells for heating and cooling, LED and natural lighting throughout, even recycled ash trees and recycled building materials


By Heron Marquez Estrada
The Star Tribune

EAGAN, Minn. — The new $8 million safety center includes a dorm where some firefighters will live — a move that should cut response times dramatically — and is eco-friendly.

Eagan is hot for its new safety center, which features the first green fire station in the nation.

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