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Labette County Fire Station
Labette County awarded grant for new fire station in Dennis
Labette County was awarded a KAN STEP grant in the amount of $300,000 on
behalf of Osage Township RFD. With the KAN STEP funds local volunteers
will build a much needed fire station in the unincorporated community of
Dennis. The fire station will encompass 7,630 square feet of space. It
will contain three fire bays, a training room/community center, and a
Project architect, Dan Hall with BG Consultants, Manhattan, has
estimated the total project cost to be $718,313. Grant administration
will be provided by Laura Moore of Pittsburg State University.
Sparkplugs for the project are Levi Saye, Bob Huggard and Aaron Saye.
The Kansas Rural Water Association will provide inspection services and
technical assistance to the volunteers. It is estimated that local
volunteers will donate $418,313 in donated labor and equipment to the
Volunteers are ready to begin work as soon as possible following
environmental review clearance.