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The old fire station was built in 1949. With issues such as holes in the ceiling in the garage, no separate bathrooms and showers for male and female firefighters and a shed at the back of the building that was only partially used, because the top half wasn’t safe, something had to be changed for the safety of the firefighters.
DeKalb County Commissioners approved awarding the construction contract in January, a $2 million project that will be mostly paid for with federal money.
Interim CEO Lee May said the new fire station was long overdue.
“This fire station was at a point where it almost should’ve been condemned,” said May. “Public safety is