Firefighters at Fort Bragg’s Fire Station No. 7 have been complaining for years that their building is deplorable — even sickening.The roof leaks. Exhaust from the engine trucks wafts into sleeping quarters. Carpets are soaked with water when it rains. Holes in walls are covered by steel sheets.
The problems have been documented by building inspectors, federal occupational safety regulators and Fort Bragg leaders since at least 2014, yet the building continues to fall into disrepair.
Fort Bragg’s leaders acknowledge the problems, but say there’s not enough money for repairs. Firefighters say they’ve gone through the proper channels to lodge complaints they feel pose health and safety risks, but feel ignored.
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