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Station 7

Station 7

Station 7
6911 Discovery Dr.
Chattanooga, TN 37416

Fire Station 7 was opened in September 2010 and serves Enterprise South, Tyner, Hwy. 58, and Ooltewah areas.  Station 7 has 11 personnel assigned per shift.

Station 7 Houses:

·         Quint 7 –  Equipped with 109 aerial ladder

·         Squad 7 – Serves as a Technical Rescue truck

·         Battalion Chief for District 2

·         USAR 3 –   53' Tractor trailer truck

Quint 7 and Squad 7 respond to a variety of calls: residential fires, commercial fires, brush fires, vehicle fires, Hazmat incidents, vehicle accidents, and First Responder Incidents.

In addition, Squad 7 specializes in vehicle extrications and technical rescue calls (high angle rescue, trench collapse, building collapse, and confined space).

Features of the new station:

·         One-story, three-bay fire station.

·         11,500 square feet, includes accommodations for two fire companies, training room and offices.

·         A "green" building in design and energy efficiency. Seeking LEED certification. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) was developed by the U.S. Building Council to establish standards for environmentally sustainable construction.

·         Heat reflective paving and roofing.

·         The building and surrounding site has a storm-water runoff system that features a water retention area with native vegetation.

·         15,000-gallon rainwater collection system for flushing fixtures and irrigation.

·         Solar water heating system.

·         High-efficiency heating/cooling system.

·         Building orientation and windows maximize natural light on the interior.

·         Durable, low-maintenance materials used throughout that are low-to-zero VOC (volatile organic compounds) off-gassing.

·         High-efficiency plumbing and light fixtures with occupancy and daylight sensors. Low maintenance floors.

·         Residential sprinkler system in sleeping areas.

The station coordinator for Station 7 is Captain John Taylor. He can be reached at taylor_jr@chattanooga.gov.

Fire Administration
910 Wisdom Street (map)
Chattanooga, TN 37406
(423) 643-5600
(423) 643-5610 (fax)

Fire Prevention Bureau
910 Wisdom Street (map)
Chattanooga, TN 37406
(423) 643-5618
(423) 643-5611 (fax)

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