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Building a Functional Firehouse Know What You Don’t Know

I know I have mentioned it before and those of you who have visited my website have also seen it. My only goal is the creation of maintainable, durable, func-tional firehouses. This issue deals with ... Read More...

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Pitfalls to Avoid During Station Construction

(This is part two of a two-part series.) The planning, design and construction of your station, whether new or renovation, is one of the most rewarding endeavors that you will ever take on. Ye... Read More...

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My New Fire Truck Won’t Fit In My Station!

As a design-build company, we often receive phone calls from fire departments who want to buy a new truck, but the new designs won’t fit into their current bays. Sometimes we hear from departments th... Read More...

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Steps to Take for a Functional Building

For three years I have been sharing my experience and opinions on the design and construction of firehouses and firehouse remodels. This issue continues the theme but with a twist. It doesn’t matter ... Read More...

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Sharing Your New Station May Save Money

While the overall economy has experienced a lack-luster performance since the Great Recession of 2008-2011, the construction industry is booming. If you are in construction, the benefits of the incre... Read More...

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Protecting Our First Responders and Their Facilities

Rural fire districts, volunteer fire stations and rural emergency response facilities are faced with the growing problem of keeping stations safe and secure. After equipment and facilities are in pla... Read More...

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Issue 31.4 | Spring 2017

Keeping First Responders Safe
Ideas to improve safety on the job, leadership, serving our community and keeping the desire to serve others...
 



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