From the early 1900s on, it was clear Lodi was growing faster to the west. And that presented a problem.
Lodi's only fire station was located at City Hall, 114 N. Main St., east of the railroad tracks that divided the growing city. If there was a fire west of the tracks and a train blocked the roads, then the fire equipment would be trapped and unable to get to the emergency.
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