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Fire Station 3 Replacement

Project Description

Fire Station 3 is located at (US 776) El Jobean Road and Newcomb Road. It was built in 1977 and is at the end of the life cycle of the building. The present building is undersized for today's and future needs. It does not meet current codes and standards including.

  • not hardened for hurricane resistance
  • lack of capacity for storage, equipment, apparatus and supplies.
  • inadequate personnel capacity and kitchen facilities.

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Charlotte County Fire & EMS is currently contracted with a professional consultant to perform a countywide evaluation of call response times. This evaluation will help determine the location of this station as well as future fire station locations.


Phase Cost
Design $200,000.00
Construction $4,000,000.00
Other Costs $300,000.00
Total Budget $4,500,000.00
Funding source(s): 2020 Sales Tax

Project Phase
Planning and Project Approval

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Project Manager
Travis Perdue

Public Relations
Todd Dunn
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Public Safety Charlotte County Fire and EMS

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