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Fire station gets modern updates


Last updated 4/9/2020 at 11:55am

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Fountain firefighters assist with the demolition inside Fire Station No. 2 on Fountain Mesa Road.

Fountain firefighters are not only everyday heroes, but it turns out they are frugal and handy with tools, too.

The city recently approved funding of a major remodel of Fire Station No. 2. As with most construction projects, there is a significant cost. To save money, firefighters agreed to take on demolition work themselves.

"We needed to save $100,000 on our project, so our firefighters did the demolition," Fire Chief James Maxon said. "The city also did its own exterior electrical and water line work to save money."

Fire Station No. 2, located on Fountain Mesa Road between Mesa Road and...

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