Seattle OKs $8M for New Fire Station 31

Seattle Fire Station 31
Photo by Mike Gagliano

The Seattle (WA) City Council has approved $8M to buy and prepare the site for a new Fire Station 1 to replace the department’s infamous “Cancer House,” according to a report.

The Seattle Times reported that the new Fire Station 31 will replace an existing station at 1319 N. Northgate Way. The older building had shut down in June because of concerns about conditions there, including mold. The station had garnered a reputation for illness as many firefighters who worked there developed cancer, according to the report.


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