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The Tlhabane Fire Station was located on the eastern corner of the town block and had an L-shaped plan layout. The main building originally accommodated five covered drive-through parking bays for the fire engines, with an attached single storey office wing – probably with a component for staff accommodation. The office was provided with a pedimented entrance porch. The building was plastered and painted externally with a red face-brick plinth. A face-brick 'tower' was located in the service yard to hang the canvas hosepipes up to dry.
The building was used in the recent past by Motheo Steel Engineering as a workshop with attached offices. Numerous additional lean-to sheds were constructed around the original buildings to accommodate the changed function of the buildings.
The building has been demolished (2017) to enable a property development on the site funded by the Government Employees Pension Fund to proceed.
(Submitted by William MARTINSON)