Press release. Beginning April 13, the City of Raleigh Fire Department will temporarily close Fire Station 5 for renovations. It is anticipated the work will be completed in six months.
Fire Station Five, located at 300 Oberlin Road, was opened in 1961. While the work is being done, Engine 5 will be housed at Station 6, located at 2601 Fairview Road.
The work includes complete renovation of approximately 4,700 square feet within the existing fire station. The project includes demolition and renovation of interior spaces, casework and finishes, interior and exterior door replacement, exterior paint, exterior wall tuck-point, patch and penetration repair, new fire sprinkler, new fire alarm system, update to electrical and telecom systems, new mechanical systems, domestic water and sanitary sewer replacement, lighting replacement, and new security camera systems.