“Boggy” and “swampy” Orlando Firehouse too pricey to fix, too pricey to replace. Station 9 on Mercy Drive in northwest Orlando has had mold and water intrusion since at least 2000. The City Council approved the $550,000 purchase of a 1.88-acre lot, and applied for a a $4 million federal grant that would pay for it.
Environmental studies show a damp crawl space beneath the building. Although some work was done,there is often standing water in the crawl space.