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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A 72-hour renovation has breathed new life into a 60-year-old Dallas Fire Station.

Ford Trucks, The Dennis Leary Foundation and the Dallas Cowboys offensive line teamed up to overhaul Fire Station 43 as a way to say thank you to first responders

Lt. Jonathan Doigg said the station was built in the 1950’s, and it’s starting to show its age but the renovation changed all of that.

“We thought that there would just be some paint and new tables but they completely changed it, it’s better than I imagined,” Doigg said.

The crews demolished and rebuilt the station’s kitchen, dining area and living room in just under 72 hours.

The firefighters said their appreciation for the space has grown.

“To be able to walk into your station and feel like you are coming home because we spend so much time here just makes it really nice,” Doigg said.

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