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Fire Station 20 Undergoing Renovations

Fire Station 20, 4715 Forest Hill Avenue, is currently closed for extensive building renovations. As a result, all station operations have moved to Fire Station 17, 2211 Semmes Avenue. This action will have minimal effect on service delivery to the fire district serviced. The building renovations are projected for completion in April 2017 at which time normal operations will resume.
 A few of the Fire Station 20 renovation highlights include:
 Exterior wall, window and concrete ramp repair
 Addition of public access area and bathroom
 Safety storage area for firefighter turnout gear
 Employee health and fitness area
 Added privacy in employee bathrooms
 New fire alarm notification system
 The total renovation budget for Fire Station 20 is $1,309,169.  This fire station renovation will be the third undertaken during Mayor Dwight Jones’ Administration, as part of the multiyear station renovation and replacement plan. The renovation of Fire Station 13 was completed in Decemb