Murphys Fire Station Generator Installation Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
Murphys Fire Station Generator Installation Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Present Land Use
Developed Conservation Camp
Document Description
The proposed project will install a backup generator on an existing CAL FIRE station in Murphys. Proposed project activities include installation of: a 10 x 16-foot concrete pad and propane powered generator; a 5 x 12-foot concrete pad and 500-gallon propane tank; a trench, measuring 10 feet in length and 30 inches in depth, necessary to adjoin the propane source and generator; and a main meter panel to operate the backup power system. The propane powered generator will provide electrical service to the fire station in the event of an emergency power outage. Ground disturbance and excavation activities will be conducted by hand, with an excavator and/or small backhoe, or a combination of methods. The project is anticipated to take approximately one week to complete.

Contact Information

Christina Snow
Agency Name
Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Southern California
Cross Streets
State Route 4

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 3, Section 15303 New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures
Reasons for Exemption
The project proposes to install a new generator with associated improvements within an existing developed active fire station. No other improvements are proposed.


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