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Station TWELVE

Station #12, on the City’s far west side, is the Department’s newest firehouse. The station began operations at 400 South Point Road in August, 2009, filling a significant gap in emergency response. The station is named in memory of Dr. Darren Bean, the Department’s former Medical Director. Dr. Bean died in a Med Flight crash in May, 2008. A memorial plaque for Dr. Bean is showcased in the station’s community room.
Fire Station 12

Construction

Station #12 was built to meet specifications for Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design. LEED is an internationally recognized green building certification system, providing third-party verification that a building or community was designed and built using strategies aimed at improving performance across all the metrics that matter most:
  • Energy savings
  • Water efficiency
  • CO2 emissions reduction
  • Improved indoor environmental quality
  • Stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts

Station #12 has received LEED Platinum Certification – the first firehouse in the country to earn that distinction. The building received Fire Chief Magazine’s Silver place 2009 Station Style Design Award.

Station #12 “green” construction includes these noteworthy design elements:
  • A geo exchange system that is the sole source for heating and cooling the building
  • A green roof with vegetation in place of conventional roofing materials
  • Solar heating panels for the building’s hot water needs
  • Xeriscaping that reduces the amount of high-maintenance turf in the landscaping
  • A storm water collection system for general non-potable water use

Equipment

  • Engine 12 - 2008 Pierce Quantum Engine with a 1500 gallon per minute fire pump and 500 gallon water tank along with ground ladders, fire hose, and tools. In addition, Engine 12 carries emergency medical equipment including a defibrillator, oxygen, and immobilization gear. 


Station #12 is staffed with:

  • 1 Lieutenant – Station officer
  • 1 Apparatus Engineer (driver) – operates the engine
  • 2 Firefighters – staffing the engine

FIRE STATION #12
400 South Point Road
Madison, WI 53593

Station #12 "green" construction includes these noteworthy design element:
  • A geo exchange system that is the sole source for heating and cooling the building
  • A green roof with vegetation in place of conventional roofing materials
Solar Heating Panels
  • Solar heating panels for the building's hot water needs
  • Xeriscaping that reduces the amount of high-maintenance turf in the landscaping

Storm Water Collection System

  • A storm water collection system for general non-potable water use
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