Minnesota Fire Chief: New station helps ‘right size’ large surburb’s volunteer department

January 16th, 2018
Minnesota Fire Chief: New station helps ‘right size’ large surburb’s volunteer department

CNH Architects produced a special report for Minnesota Fire Chief magazine with information about Eagan Fire Station No. 1.

Eagan Fire Station No. 1 features clock tower, improved environmental safety and procedures, and LED lights forming “Thin Red Lines” respecting injured or lost crew

With an eye-catching clock tower and special lighting to show respect for firefighters injured or killed in the line of duty, the newly built Eagan Fire Station No. 1 caps a 10-year process to consolidate operations for the Eagan Fire Department.

Serving the west and south sections of the city, the five-bay building replaces two small outdated stations in this south suburban Twin Cities community of 67,000.  The entire plan reduces six stations to three, adds some paid staff and utilizes the efficiencies of well-planned stations aided by technology, explains Eagan Fire Chief Mike Scott.

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