Raleigh Fire Department Facility Report

Fire Stations

 

Sta

 

Address

Footage

Bay Area

Living Area

Opened

Dedicated

Built

Age

Stories

Basement

Cost

1

220 S. Dawson Street

11,200

4,320

6,880

10/5/53

10/5/53

1953

58

2

$142,106

2

263 Pecan Street

4,600

*

1,216

3,384

10/16/69

4/5/70

1969

42

1

$95,000

3

13 S. East Street

3,564

1,000

2,564

7/26/51

1951

60

2

$35,000

4

121 Northway Court

5,298

2,080

3,218

6/24/93

1993

18

1

5

300 Oberlin Road

4,627

1,792

2,835

9/26/61

1961

50

1

x

$60,000

6

2601 Fairview Road

5,408

1,768

3,640

6/27/49

1949

62

2

$65,000

7

2100 Glascock Street

4,584

1,632

2,952

12/30/59

1959

52

1

$65,000

8

5001 Western Boulevard

4,275

**

1,650

2,625

after 2/14/63

1963

48

1

x

$63,000

9

4465 Six Forks Road

4,500

1,664

2,836

2/14/63

1963

48

1

$63,000

10

2711 Sanderford Road

4,327

1,664

2,663

2/24/71

3/21/71

1971

40

1

11

2925 Glenridge Road

4,923

1,710

3,213

by 11/28/71

1971

40

1

$100,000

12

3409 Poole Road

4,189

1,524

2,665

10/9/74

6/22/75

1974

37

1

$197,000

14

4220 Lake Boone Trail

3,616

1,456

2,160

10/9/74

6/22/75

1974

37

1

$197,000

15

1815 Spring Forest Road

5,664

2,048

3,616

11/13/74

6/22/75

1974

37

1

$197,000

16

5225 Leadmine Road

3,984

1,632

2,352

2/9/79

2/27/79

1979

32

1

$225,000

17

4601 Pleasant Valley Road

4,875

1,612

3,263

4/9/84

5/10/84

1984

27

1

$277,000

18

8200 Morgans Way

5,185

2,048

3,137

3/16/87

1987

24

1

19

4209 Spring Forest Road

5,293

2,080

3,213

5/11/88

1988

23

1

20

1721 Trailwoods Drive

5,168

2,080

3,088

1/20/89

1989

22

1

21

2651 Southall Road

5,225

2,080

3,145

6/15/98

1998

13

1

$730,000

22

9350 Durant Road

5,222

1,782

3,440

7/31/98

8/5/98

1998

13

1

$850,000

23

8312 Pinecrest Road

7,709

3,690

4,019

2/15/00

1976

35

1

24

10440 Fossil Creek Court

5,710

2,145

3,565

8/24/01

9/13/01

2001

10

1

$767,000

25

2740 Wakefield Crossing Drive

5,640

2,145

3,495

8/2/01

8/29/01

2001

10

1

$767,000

26

3929 Barwell Road

7,258

***

2,448

4,810

6/9/03

6/18/03

2003

8

1

$1.5 with land

27

5916 Buffalo Road

6,873

2,346

4,527

6/9/03

6/19/03

2003

8

1

$1.5 with land

28

3500 Forestville Road

10,000

4,524

5,313

4/25/07

6/4/07

2007

4

1

$2.5 with land

Average

5,515

2,079

3,430

31.78

 

* Estimated, minus shop space

** Excludes basement

*** Excludes 911 center

Square footage estimated from building drawings. Bay area, living area estimated as subtracted from total footage.

 

Fire Station Statistics

 

Average heated square footage: 5,264.54 square feet

 

Largest stations: 11,200 (Station 1)

7,709 (Station 23)

7,258 (Station 26)

6,873 (Station 27)

5,710 (Station 24)

 

Smallest stations: 3,564 (Station 3)

3,616 (Station 14)

3,984 (Station 16)

4,189 (Station 12)

4,275 (Station 8)

Average age: 29.78 years

 

Oldest stations: 62 (Station 6)

60 (Station 3)

58 (Station 1)
47 (Station 7)

52 (Station 5)

48 (Station 9)

48 (Station 8)

42 (Station 2)

 


Former Facilities

 

Building

Address

Footage

Opened

Closed

Built

Age

Stories

Cost

Today

Notes

Old Sta 2

300 block Fayetteville Street

2,200

*

12/23/12

8?/?/14

1870

2

Demolished

Demolished July 1914 or so

Old Sta 3

135 E. Hargett Street

2,000

*

12/23/12

7/26/51

1898

2

$2,900.00

Demolished

Cost includes land. Demolished 1952

Old Sta 1

110 W. Morgan Street

9,900

*

12/23/12

8/12/41

1896

2

$5,500.00

Demolished

Cost includes land. Demolished July 1941 or so.

Old Sta 2

412 S. Salisbury Street

2,500

*

8?/?/14

after 8/14/32

1914

2

$8,736.15

Demolished

Cost is construction bid plus land

Old Alarm House

110? W. Morgan Street

1926

8/12/41?

1926

?

$1,632.00

Demolished

Cost is construction bid

Old Sta 4

505 Jefferson Street

1,395

6/15/26

4/16/63

1926

85

1

$10,454.00

Private owned

Cost is construction bid plus land

Old Sta 5

1914 Park Drive

2,400

*

11/18/26

7/24/61

1926

2

$13,029.00

Demolished

Cost is construction bid plus land. Demolition starting before 8/21/61,

Old Sta 2

735 Fayetteville Street

4,320

*

after 8/14/32

10/16/69

1932

79

2

BTI Center

Old Sta 1

412 S. Salisbury Street

2,500

*

8/12/41

10/5/53

1914

2

Demolished

Old Sta 6

2513 Fairview Road

4,400

3/3/43

5/?/45

1936

75

2

Restaurant

Station closed after lease lost, E6 moved to Sta 5

Old Training Tower

105 Keeter Center Drive

2,000

Summer 54

4/16/05

1954

57

4

Demolished

Demolished April 16, 2005

Old Sta 8

903 Kent Road

1,500

4/1/60

after 2/14/63

1945

66

1

Grocery store

Present address is 1007 Method Road

Old Sta 4

2913 Wake Forest Road

3,984

4/12/63

6/24/93

1963

48

1

$63,000.00

Commercial office

Station closed 6/24/93

Admin at Professional Building

127 West Hargett Street

48,118

**

11/?/91

1/?/94

1925

86

8

Office building

Office on sixth floor

Old Career Dev Center

2913 Wake Forest Road

3,984

6/24/93

after 4/1/97

1963

48

1

$63,000.00

Commercial office

Station closed 6/24/93

Admin at Municipal Building

222 West Hargett Street

1984

11/?/91

1984

27

6

$6,507,892

Municipal building

Office on fourth floor

 

 

* Estimated. ** Entire building.

 

Note: Excludes facilities closed before December 1912, such as the original Capital Hose Company house constructed in 1887 and still standing at 115 West Morgan Street.

 

Other Facilities

 

Building

Address

Footage

Opened

Built

Age

Stories

Cost

Today

Notes

Alarm House

220 S. Dawson Street

~1,000

4/4/42

1942

69

2

$3,500.00

Weight room, storage

Dispatch center closed after ECC begins dispatching in Feb 1972

Station 8 Basement

5001 Western Boulevard

4,500

*

after 2/14/63

1963

48

1

BC and DC quarters

Services moved out beginning 10/8/04.

Smokehouse

105 Keeter Center Drive

1,190

*

1964

1964

47

1.5

Storage

Date from 8/13/64 Raleigh Times photograph.

Station 2 Old Shop

263 Pecan Street

2,304

*

after 10/16/69

1969

42

1

Apparatus storage

Shop moved out beginning 10/8/04.

Keeter Training Center

105 Keeter Center Drive

9,878

5/?/82

1982

29

2

$446,068.69

Expanded from 7,000 square-feet in 1998; Dedicated July 15, 1982

Admin at Dillion Building

310 West Martin Street

30,400

**

1/?/94

1965

46

2

Services Support Center

4120 New Bern Avenue

13,018

10/8/04

2004

7

1

$1,117,123.00

Training Center Classroom

105 Keeter Center Drive

2005

2005

6

1

Installed March-April 2005

Training Center Tower

105 Keeter Center Drive

2006

2006

5

5

Constructed November 2005-January 2006

 

* Estimated. ** Entire building.

 

Note: Excludes fire station outbuildings.

Sources

 

        Wake County real estate records

        Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

        Mike Legeros historical records.

 

 

 

Compiled by Mike Legeros

Created December 2006

Updated November 2011

 


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