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LA JOLLA NEWS NUGGETS

LA JOLLA NEWS NUGGETS

City Council approves UCSD fire station

As expected, the San Diego City Council approved construction of the first on-campus fire station at UC San Diego. Slated for the intersection of North Torrey Pines Road and Northpoint Driveway, the 10,500-square-foot facility will serve students, faculty, staff and the university’s surrounding neighborhoods.

The Jan. 8 vote was unanimous. The need for the station was sparked by a 2011 study by Citygate Associates, which concluded that fire crews and stations in the area were insufficient to achieve the City’s desired firefighting response time performance.

“We look forward to working together with the City of...

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