In Hohenbrunn (Bavaria) a fire station was built with a new adjacent building for the machine pool and a connection between the existing part and the new building: it is not every day that you see a wooden fire station. Despite the apparent contradiction between the material and the intended use, if designed and built correctly, these buildings are no more flammable than others. The structure of the fire station consists of a wooden framework, while the façade is clad with vertical panels of the same material and fibre cement slabs. The double-pitched, trussed roof with coupling purlins remains visible in the lower part, while the interior area is closed at the top by a suspended ceiling with overlapping boards. In spite of the high level of fire protection, thanks to accurate static calculations, all visible surfaces were made of wood and wooden composites.