This UFC provides guidelines for evaluating, planning, programming, and designing Fire Stations. The information in this UFC applies to the design of all new construction projects, to include additions, alterations, and renovation projects in the continental Unites States (CONUS) and outside the continental US (OCONUS). Alteration and renovation projects should update existing facilities to meet the guidance and criteria contained in this UFC within budgetary constraints. This UFC is not intended as a substitution for thorough review during design by individual Program Managers and Operations Staff in the appropriate Service. This UFC does not apply to the design or construction of deployment, contingency, or field operating facilities.