I was wondering how many cities or county fire services have used the same design of station in their communities. Back in the 70s the county where I live used the same design for three stations in three different communities. Now in the past few years they have started using a new station design for station replacement and stations in areas where stations have been needed with additional stations to come.
Most stations in other areas have been built by design to fit the location or added on since they were built. Many didn't meet safety or handie cap requirements and have been remodeled in some way to meet requirements for public use plus with apparatus changes over the years had to be restructured to meet width and length or additional units being put in the building. Some stations have been relocated because the building was failing or the space could not used because of restrictions. These stations were build with different designs by architects and construction companies some by the firefighters themselves over the years.
One location we have a resort area with high dollar hotels, convention center, restaurants, marina and homes which has a fire station designation number but no station building. Apparatus are only allowed there certain times of the week by the ownership of the property for public functions. A public safety pier will be built there for police, fire and USCG boats but a fire station will be built just off the property with a different station number using the new station design.