De Beque plans new fire station

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As he heads back to the single room that contains the office, kitchen and living space, Firefighter/EMT Jesse Hughson walks through the small space between the nine firefighting vehicles parked in the bays at the De Beque Fire Protection District’s current fire station after checking on equipment Thursday. De Beque will be bulding a new 15,000-square-foot station on land south of I-70 that already houses a brush truck, a medium rescue truck and on-duty personnel during the night.

Present quarters
 are jam packed and not efficient

Personnel of the De Beque Fire Protection District hope building a larger fire station will make their operations faster, safer and more efficient.
The district hopes to break ground as early as July on a 15,000-square-foot station at 4580 Interstate 70 Frontage Road, according to District Fire Chief Mike Harvey. The new station will house offices, a community training room, built-in training props, a kitchen and five drive-through bays for the district’s 10 trucks.

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