So what was the cause of all the hullabaloo over at Fire Station 16 at the corner of Richmond and Dunlavy that caused fire department officials to close it down for a few days earlier this month? A source told Swamplot on April 2nd that the building likely had foundation problems and was close to collapsing. Here’s what firefighters spotted:
A few broken ceramic floor tiles had “popped up” on the second floor, according to a Click2Houston report. But inspectors didn’t find any associated structural damage. So the Montrose fire station was back in operation the following week.
- HFD Station Reopens After Safety Concern [Click2Houston]
- Previously on Swamplot: Breaking Fire Station News
Photos: Swamplot inbox (Fire Station 16) and Click2Houston (tiles)