Renovations of Hilo’s Central Fire Station behind schedule

Tribune-Herald file photo Cracks are forming all over the exterior of the Central Fire Station in Hilo on Friday, May 12, 2023.

Tribune-Herald file photo Lockers have begun to rust due to exhaust from the fire trucks at the Central Fire Station in Hilo on Friday, May 12, 2023.

Tribune-Herald file photo Mold grows and cracks have formed all over the outside of the Central Fire Station in Hilo on Friday, May 12, 2023.

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There has been a delay in the Hawaii Fire Department’s plans to move operations from its Central Fire Station in downtown Hilo to a midtown warehouse on Kilauea Avenue so the 90-year-old station can undergo long-overdue repairs.