The Overland Park Fire Department’s new squad house is a house. The department got a special permit from the city to turn the home into a station.
The area they will move into, near Indian Creek Drive and Reeds Road, is a residential community and people living nearby aren’t sure about their new neighbor.
The last time firefighters were across the street from John Waldrop’s home, they were putting out a deadly fire in January. Now the fire department is moving across the street.
“I know that fire departments are usually pretty loud,” said Waldrop, who lives on Reeds Road.
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