618-635-2139 | Fire Department Non-Emergency
The new station was dedicated on May 4, 2003. The new station has a total footprint of 11,955 square feet with 6,900 square feet of truck bays and 8,550 square feet of finished office area. The building has a structural steel construction with an exterior composed of 14’ masonry block and steel wall panels. The roof is also constructed of steel panels.
The bay area of the station provides sufficient parking for 9 apparatus. The bay area includes 3 double deep drive-through bays and 3 single deep standard bays. The apparatus bay area also includes an SCBA/compressor shop, a maintenance shop, a laundry room, a restroom, and a generator room. The second story above the shop area is a dedicated storage area.
The finished office area of the station encompasses two stories. The first floor consists of a radio/dispatch area, the district board room, two offices, a large training/meeting room, a kitchen, a storage/housekeeping room and two restrooms. The second floor includes a large recreation room, an exercise room, future bunk rooms, female and male shower rooms, an office, a dayroom area and two mechanical rooms.
The new station was constructed by H & H Construction Services of Carlinville, IL.