South Portland, Me., Opens New Headquarters

Issue 12 and Volume 108.

South Portland, Me., Opens New Headquarters Last spring, the South Portland, Me., Fire Department, Chief Horace S. Jose, dedicated its new Central Fire Station. Built at a cost of $200,000, the station provides a four-door apparatus room 64 x 55 ft.; a control room which houses the fire alarm operator (located at the base of the ornamental fire tower) as well as departmental general offices, repair shop, etc. The apparatus doors are electrically operated from the control room as are traffic lights at street intersections on both sides of the station. The Chief’s private office and the general offices are located along one side of the building. At the rear is a four-door repair and maintenance shop used by both fire department and fire alarm division. The second floor has private rooms for the officers and bedrooms for the men; linen and supply room; modern toilet and shower facilities, and…

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