Heavy rains damage city's new fire station

July 15, 2010

Wauwatosa's new fire station received substantial water damage due to Wednesday night's heavy rainfalls.

Private restoration contractors were hired to help the Wauwatosa Fire Department remove standing water in the administrative offices, apparatus bays and basement at Fire Station No. 1, 1601 Underwood Ave.

Fire officials are trying to determine how the flooding occurred and the extent of the water damage.

The fire station opened June 5.

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