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MOSS POINT, MS (WLOX) - Moss Point firefighters are getting closer to moving into a new $2 million fire station on Bellview Avenue. The city broke ground on the state of the art facility in 2009.
Firefighters say every year the city's small central fire station ages, its condition seems to get worse and worse.
"The actual fire station is probably 40 to 42 years old," Moss Point Fire Inspector Lavinghouse said.
"For one thing, this building was damaged by Hurricane Katrina. We had about 11 inches of water in it. And as a result, a lot of wood is rotten along the floorboard and we have a lot of mold."
Fire Captain Tommy Posey couldn't agree more. He said the firefighting team has also been living and working out of a cramped FEMA trailer next door.
"Everything is compacted in here; sometimes we have to put three people per room," Captain Posey said.
A few miles away, a new 10,000 square foot state-of-the-art-fire station is under construction. Firefighters said the building will have more space and amenities to provide better service to citizens.
"We have been more than ready to get out of that old building," Lavinghouse said.
The new two story building will have lots of offices, a training room and a citizens' help area downstairs. Upstairs there will be a spacious living quarters, a kitchen and day area spot for the firefighters.
"We will have the capability to be able to hold six pumpers in the end," Lavinghouse said.
The building will also be stronger and sturdy for when a disaster strikes. Firefighters said the doors can withstand 150 mile per hour winds. There are also cement walls and a self contained water and sewer system at the new fire station.
"We tried to design something for 30 years down the road. That anything that could possibly happen, we can be prepared for it," Posey said.
The firefighters said the new $2 million building should be ready for the fire team and citizens in May.
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