Long Beach Fire Station No. 2 and Emergency Operations Center

Long Beach, MS

Project Description

The Long Beach Fire Station Number 2 project replaced an old facility which was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. Located at 120 East Street in Long Beach, Mississippi, the two story station consisst of brick veneer with CMU backup wall structure, double, drive thru apparatus bays with related turnout gear and equipment storage, and a community safe room/shelter for first responders. The main program elements consist of office spaces, a day room, kitchen and dining spaces, a weight room, nine private sleeping rooms, storage, and a training room. The living quarters portion of the building is being constructed to FEMA 361 standards and this station will serve as an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in the event of another disaster.