City of Omaha Fire Station 31
Alvine Engineering provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and technology services for the new City of Omaha Fire Station 31. The City of Omaha Fire Station 31 was relocated to a new location at 3404 Q Street in South Omaha. According to the City of Omaha, the Omaha Fire Department operates 24 fire stations and the last new construction was completed back in 2001.
The station design is focused on firefighter safety, including dedicated decontamination and turnout gear storage rooms that promote air quality by exhausting and exchanging room air, an extractor washing machine and dryer so that firefighters can properly follow decontamination protocols and a turnout gear storage room, to hold two sets of turnout gear for each firefighter.
- Designed generator backup power for the entire building.
- 100% LED lighting throughout the facility and grounds.
- The apparatus bays feature gas detection systems, a central air fan forced heating system, and a vehicle exhaust system.
Photography credit: Tom Kessler Photography