New fire station opens on Lovers Lane in Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Saturday, May 29, the Bowling Green Fire Department opened Station 7 next to the Lovers Lane Soccer Complex.

Station 7 will cover the soccer complex, The Hub apartments and retail in the area.

The station has three to four firemen working at a time along with one firetruck and their mobile prevention education trailer. The firemen use the prevention education trailer to teach fire safety to others in the community.

The fire station has special features unlike most others. Station 7 has bi-fold doors that open horizontally, leading to faster timing.

The station also has new cancer reducing gear storage that keeps the firefighter’s gear safe from potential harm.

Station 7 will also contain a baby box in the future which is an option for people to surrender newborns up to 30 days old.