Relocating Fire Station 22 – May Update

This is an ongoing blog posting about the relocating of Fire Station 22.  See Legeros updates below. See also ongoing Legeros photos. And here’s the official project site from the city. Contents 5/7/21 – Building construction started 2/22/21 – Site clearing started 12/23/20 – Construction bid awarded   9/16/20 – Construction bids started  6/25/19 – June Update …

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Relocating Fire Station 14 – Spring Update

This is an ongoing blog posting about the relocating of Fire Station 14.  See Legeros updates below. See also ongoing Legeros photos. And here’s the official project site from the city. Contents 4/16/21 – Construction Nearly Completion 8/10/19 – Walls Going Up 6/25/19 – Site Work Nearly Finished 3/23/19 – Site Work Finishing 7/25/18 – Site Work Started …

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Rebuilding Raleigh Fire Station 6 – Now Open

This is an ongoing blog posting about the rebuilding of Fire Station 6.  See Legeros updates below. See also ongoing Legeros photos. And here’s the official project site from the city. March 30, 2021 Now Open The City of Raleigh’s newest fire station was placed in service at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, March 29, 2021. Earlier that morning, …

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Fuquay-Varina Planning Fourth Fire Station

News from southern Wake County. The Town of Fuquay-Varina just closed an RFQ for the design and build of a fourth fire station. From documents on the bid page, the combination fire and EMS facility will be located at 4821 Wade Nash Road, which is a 4.65 acre site located just west of North Broad …

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Jacksonville Firehouses Past ‘n’ Present

Research notes on Jacksonville (NC) firehouses, past and present. Station – Mill Avenue at College Street – One-story structure – 1927 to 194_ Station – Court Street at corner of Old Bridge Street – Temporary quarters in building with other occupancies – 194_ to 194_ Station 1 – 119 Chaney Street – 194_ to 1956 …

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Eastern Wake Fire-Rescue Merges with Town of Knightdale

This posting will be updated as more information is provided about the operations of the newly expanded Knightdale Fire Department. July 8 Here’s the post-merger list of units and their locations: Engines / Squads E131 – Clifton Street (Sta 1) – 2007 Pierce Contender pumper-tanker, 1250/1000 – Ex-EWFD E132 – Steeple Square (Sta 2) – …

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