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Rebuilt Fire Station No. 3 helps reflect modern firefighter workforce

Original post made on Nov 30, 2022

Fire Station No. 3 on Santa Rita Road was rebuilt into a two-story building with modern tools and amenities that will make firefighters safer and more effective and response times quicker.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 5:17 PM

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Posted by jart1
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 30, 2022 at 10:52 am

jart1 is a registered user.

Thanks for the good article about the new Fire Station No 3. which has it's own fire sprinkler system.
(Looks bad on the report if the fire house burns down!)

Another benefit of the side opening folding truck doors is that they are less likely to jam in case of an earthquake, when it is important that the doors can be opened quickly so the fire engine and fire trucks can respond!
Very often fire houses have this problem, with roll up doors, even some very new ones designed by companies that supposedly specialize in fire houses!

I'm sure the article had a typo, and did not mean to say this would cause "increased response times", perhaps they meant "improved response times!"

Another thought is they might consider battery backup (like a PowerWall) for the power, so they don't need to start a fueled generator.

James Art
Fire Protection Engineer
Pleasanton


Posted by Gloria fredette
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Nov 30, 2022 at 2:43 pm

Gloria fredette is a registered user.

Living near the firehouse for almost 44 years - Enjoyed the tour of the newly rebuilt House- wonderful upgrading to a new century! So happy the iconic stove was refurbished and returned to Engine House #3! The lil grands can’t
wait for a tour!


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