CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs firefighters like to refer to the fire station serving the southeast edge of the city as “Living on the Edge.”

Soon, their Station 64 at 500 Ramblewood Drive will have a new building.

This week, Coral Springs City Commission approved $370,000 to start the process of demolishing and rebuilding the station, which opened in 1977.

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The city has hired CPZ Architects, Inc. of Plantation to handle the architect and engineer design work.

Built originally to house the city’s volunteer firefighters, the station is outdated and can’t house modern fire trucks, particularly new aerial ladder trucks, according to a city memo.

Station 64 also does not have enough room to house the personnel needed during hurricanes or other emergency events.

The new station will look similar to city Stations 43 and 95. It will be rebuilt to face the north side of Kiwanis Park.

 

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