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CONGRATULATIONS TO

ROLLING MEADOWS FIRE STATION #15

Voted Favorite Fire Station 2021

Rolling Meadows fire station had a lot of competition. We received an overwhelming response with some very close contenders. The tipping point was the extra involvement the Rolling Meadows Fire Station pursued with city employees, colleagues, the community, and extending the vote to social media channels.

Architect: Healy Bender Patton & Been
General Contractor: RC Wegman Construction
Mason Contractors: Midwest Masonry
Supplier: Northfield, an Oldcastle Company Echelon Masonry Products
Featured Masonry Products:
Waterford Stone: London Gray Cordova Stone: Graphite, Groundface CMU

We want to thank all who voted and submitted additional fire station entries. And, a big thanks to the Architects who designed these beautiful and varied masonry fire stations that serve and protect our honored fire fighters.

The Rolling Meadows fire fighters received lunch and an award compliments of the Masonry Advisory Council.

All voters were entered into a drawing to receive a $100 dinner certificate. The winner was Tim Shipman from the City of Dixon. Congratulations Tim!

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October is National Fire Safety Awareness Month

There is a reason why MASONRY is the material of choice for most Firehouses.

Those that protect others for a living, also know how to protect themselves.  As part of their rigorous training, firefighters ensure that they wear proper fire resistant clothing. They understand the importance of education in fire prevention and the necessary tactical strategies needed in combating the fiercest of flames.

When it comes to firehouse structures, Architects readily choose materials that will further protect them in structures built with materials that have the highest fire rating possible.

They know that their lives are at risk every day. There is no reason to house these heroes in any material other than masonry.

When it comes to Fire Safety, we trust what they know.

In recognition of National Fire Safety Awareness month and the Heroes that protect us against the ravages of those unforgiving flames, we would like to thank our Masonry Heroes, the Firefighters.