Beatrice Fire Station
Beatrice Fire Station
Beatrice Fire Station
Beatrice Fire Station

Beatrice Fire Station

LOCATION
Beatrice, Nebraska

AREA
31,000 GSF

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Located outside the City of Lincoln, the Beatrice Fire and Rescue Station serves the growing Beatrice community and surrounding rural areas. The station, which is strategically placed adjacent to the highway, provides quick responses to fire and medical emergencies.

Offices, firefighter rooms, gear storage, kitchen and dining area, a display area for past equipment, an exercise room, and a training tower are features to the facility to best serve the staff and trainees. The building has seven floor-heated bays for the emergency vehicles.

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

  • HVAC system design consisted of a central air handling unit utilizing high efficiency boilers for heating and an air cooled condensing unit for cooling.
  • Individual room controls consisted of an air terminal unit with hot water reheat.
  • Inslab heating system for the appratus bays and exterior slab outside of appratus bays.
  • Designed vehicle gas detection system within appratus bays.
  • The facility designed included a two-story training mezzanine and storm shelter.
  • Designed a complete fire sprinkler system.
  • Designed high-efficiency low-flow plumbing fixtures
  • LED high-efficiency lighting was designed throughout the facility.
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