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The new station would allow the police department to expand into the existing fire station
The fire station replaces one built in 1963 and should last 50 years
The building will house multiple agencies and replaces a structure damaged by heavy flooding in 2008
Town voters already rejected one proposal to replace the 1950's era station that has no water and no bathroom facilities
Kitchen, electrical, heater and smoking-related fires are the four most common types of fires
The fire triangle's three sides illustrate the three elements of fire: heat, fuel and oxidization.
Perhaps, citing an oft-quoted phrase, the best idea is to "trust but verify"
Move follows internal city audit that found some city firefighters collected pay for hours they didn't work
Some of their old mattresses were more than 10 years old, and the box springs were ripped
In multilevel stations, more than 130 years of tradition proves that the fastest and sometimes safest way to the first floor may be to grab a pole
Each station, which replaced ones built in 1976 and 1963 respectively, cost about $1.8 million
The industrial strength washing machines push out toxic particles from firefighter clothing
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
Among the firehouse's shortcomings are a cramped apparatus bay, insufficient storage space for turnout gear and no secure space to store hazardous materials
The estimated cost to replace the engine and other equipment lost to the Fourmile Fire is about $500,000
A more than half-million-dollar grant will fund fire sprinkler systems for five fire stations
In learning how to fight fires, it’s important to be able to differentiate between different types of fire situations. Being able to do this requires a ‘reading’
Building a new headquarters has come down to 'matter of public safety' for the town's firefighters
The new facility will have four large drive-through bays with an equipment area
Fire Chief Mike Grant said the building requires substantial renovations to continue to hold fire equipment and serve as a base for firefighters

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