Firefighters and paramedics from the West County EMS and Fire Protection District have been living in trailers near the old Missouri State Highway Patrol building since June when the renovations began.
Friday, they are moving back into Fire Station 2, located at Mason and Clayton roads in Town and Country.
As previously reported by Patch, in April, the city of Town and Country approved the Fire Station 2 renovation project estimated to cost a total of $853,400.
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The improvements include better HVAC control, generator capacity, function for two genders of firefighters, general wear, maintenance and comfort. Photos and more details are included in the presentation in the PDF portion of this article.
According to West County EMS and Fire Protection District Deputy Chief Jeff Sadtler, the firehouse was built in 1991 and has not been updated in nearly a decade. He said in addition to cost savings, the improvements were necessary to keep up with modern technology.
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