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Buchart Horn, Inc. Was asked to evaluate the existing terminal 89-1 on east Market Street in York, PA to recognize if it to be a good candidate because that reuse by the York Area united Fire and also Rescue (YAUFR). A considerable study of contact volume and response time was completed through YAUFR during the structure study. After both reports were complete, the was decided due to site limitations and also complications indigenous emergency vehicles attempting to access a busy split highway, a site located on the eastern side of the County must be selected for a new station.

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Working through the Springettsbury Township plank of Supervisors, YAUFR Directors and members the the Springettsbury Volunteer Fire Company, the BH team occurred a structure program and schematic layout for a new, 15,500-SF fire station. The new facility includes program space for YAUFR Headquarters, career and volunteer firefighters, fire police, and also local EMS. Part of the an obstacle was come create specialized office room for each company while permitting for an integrated working environment. The was chose that YAUFR Headquarters would be securely situated on the second floor when the floor floor was arranged to enable for afterhours usage by each company without effecting fire operations.

The fire station houses a four-bay automobile section for two fire trucks, 2 ambulances, and volunteer vehicles; fire tools rooms; living quarters; a ground-level meeting room; and also a second-level headquarters office through a separate entrance for bureaucratic functions. The drive-through fire bays include storage space, decontamination equipment, SCBA filling station, and gear warehouse areas. These locations use radiant floor heater to keep warm at the ground level and aiding in snow removal from return vehicles, floor drying and also preventing ice from accumulating around the overhead doors. A non-slip epoxy floor finish was also noted to avoid injuries and enable for streamlined maintenance.

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YAUFR officials and also BH had several architecture features to help recruit and also maintain volunteer fire fighter enrollment. A full-service kitchen, dormitory-style bunk rooms, a fitness area, and also day room administer needed functions for employees throughout 12-hour shifts. BH/BA perfect the successful design and also construction the the new facility top top time and under budget.


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Architecture15,500-SF Fire StationHouses YAUFR Headquarters, Career and also Volunteer Firefighters, Fire Police, and also Local EMSDesign had Features to help Recruit and Maintain Volunteer Fire Fighter Enrollment