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DeKalb County Schedules Demolition to Make Way for New Fire Station in Tucker

Who:             DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond, DeKalb Board of Commissioners, City of Tucker Mayor

What:             Demolition of vacant former Department of Public Health building to make way for new Fire Station No. 5

When:            Fri., July 28, 10:00 a.m.

Where:          4329 Cowan Road, Tucker, Ga.


  • Existing Fire Station No. 5 at 4013 Lawrenceville Highway, Tucker, Ga was opened in 1955.
  • Funding will come from SPLOST 1 funds in the amount of $8.2 million
  • This will be the second of five new fire stations to be built countywide with SPLOST 1 funding.
  • The two-story 15,576 square foot structure is estimated to be completed in 2026.