Tulare County Fire Department to celebrate new fire station opening

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TULARE COUNTY, California (KSEE/KGPE) — The Tulare County Fire Department will celebrate the grand opening of “Station #1,” its new fire station on Wednesday.

The grand opening ceremony is scheduled for 9 a.m.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, the event will be livestreamed on the Fire Department’s Facebook page; public attendance will be kept to a minimum.

The new Station #1 located at 25456 Road 140 will start full-time service for residents in Tulare County on Wednesday and is the first fire station built for Tulare County Fire Department in 24 years.

The Station is a 4.3 Million Dollar project with over 7,070 Square Feet this station, three
apparatus bays, two double dorm rooms, a training room, and office areas. It was also designed
with drought-tolerant landscaping. The station was designed by Chas Rhoads and built by
Forcum Mackey Construction. The station is built with the latest technology to ensure the health
& safety of Firefighters.

Tulare County Fire Department News Release

The Tulare County Fire Department is planning a future open house to allow the public to see and celebrate the brand new fire station.

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