Apex Public Safety Station 6

Here’s another update on future fire stations in Wake County. Design drawings and site plans for Apex Public Safety 6, under construction at 1206 Wimberly Road. Joint fire and police facility, single-story, two bays. And designed to help address some of the pressing issues facing today’s fire service: occupational cancer, behavioral health, and inclusion. Thus …

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Knightdale’s Future Fire Station 4

What’s cooking with new fire stations in Wake County? Here’s an update from Knightdale and a design drawing for future Fire Station 4 at 1325 Hodge Road. The ~12,500 square-foot, single-story, three-bay station sits on a four-acre** parcel on the western side of their response district, south of Knightdale Boulevard and west of Interstate 540. …

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Cary to Install Idle Reduction Technology on Apparatus

On Thursday, March 10, 2022, the Cary Town Council voted unanimously to spend $324,000 to outfit nine of the town’s fire trucks with idle reduction technology.¬† Here’s the complete text of the meeting agenda action item, from this Town of Cary web page. Town of Cary Purchase of Fire Truck Idle Reduction Technology Speaker: Danna …

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Two Alarms on Olde Station Drive

Two alarms were struck on Sunday night, March 13, 2022, at 8604 Olde Station Drive in Raleigh. Dispatched 7:13 p.m. Two-story, wood-frame, garden-style apartments, with 16 units and 9,680 square-feet. Built 1990. One person reported trapped in first-floor unit, and people reported jumping off balconies, as units were en route. Working fire dispatch and EMS …

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Relocating Fire Station 3 – Call for Artists

This is an ongoing blog posting about the project to relocate Raleigh Fire Station 3. Contents¬† 3/14/22 – Call for Artists 3/14/22 – Official Project Site 5/26/21 – Design Contract Awarded 11/5/17 – Property Purchased March 14, 2022 – Call for Artists On March 4, the city issued a call for artists, to design artwork …

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Two Alarms on New Bern Avenue

Two alarms were struck on Sunday, February 28, at a house fire at 528 New Bern Avenue. Dispatched 6:57 p.m. Two-story, single-family dwelling with 1,422 square-feet. Built 1925, with both attic and basement space. Subject reported inside structure, later found outside building, in rear. Engine 1 first arriving, did not catch a hydrant. Engine 13 …

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