Crews make progress on construction of WFD's future Station 5

Crews make progress on construction of WFD's future Station 5
The 11,500 square-foot- station will be located at 680 Shipyard Blvd. and replace the current Station 5 on Wellington Avenue and Station 6 on Carolina Beach Road. (Source: City of Wilmington)

Crews are making progress on Wilmington Fire Department's future Station 5.

The 11,500 square-foot- station will be located at 680 Shipyard Blvd. and replace the current Station 5 on Wellington Avenue and Station 6 on Carolina Beach Road.

The new facility is strategically located to provide the same level of service while updating aging facilities that can accommodate today's larger fire trucks.

The new station will also house WFD's regional HazMat team, currently located in the Pine Valley fire station.

Construction on the $3.4 million station is expected to be complete this fall.

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