The first phase of the expansion at the Dacula facility was recently completed and included the addition of a heavy duty driving training pad and an observation deck for fire instructors. The existing burn building and high-rise training tower will remain.
The new phase will include a two-story, 35,000-square-foot education building, a three-bay storage building for fire apparatus and a training pavilion. The education building will replace the smaller, 30-year-old building currently on site and will feature eight large classrooms plus a conference room, kitchen, office space and a student resource center.
Work is expected to begin in the fall and will take two years to complete. The project will be funded through the 2009 SPLOST.
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