DC Engine 1 Temporary Fire House
A two-story 7,300 sqft temporary fire house has recently been completed in Washington, DC. Having a footprint of about 6,100 sqft, the modular building includes many work areas. The kitchen includes built in pantry cabinets, all necessary appliances, double sinks, and coffee station; Officer Bunks provide a quiet retreat. A fire pole was removed and reinstall from an existing engine company, cut to fit, and reinstalled at temporary facility. 30 existing gear storage lockers were also moved to the apparatus bay of the new temporary station. The apparatus bay includes medical storage, fitness room, and a decontamination room with a shower base and eyewash station. Three roll up doors allows room for 3 engines. Located on the second floor of the bunk house are men and women’s locker rooms with showers, multiple bunk rooms, and restrooms.
Modular Construction was able to provide these units to a compact site with minimal interference to traffic or surrounding businesses. Part of a multi-million dollar development throughout Washington DC, the modular firehouse has a use expectancy of 5 years.