Northshore Fire - new station opens in Kenmore

Thursday, July 21, 2011

The station number lights up at night on the new Kenmore fire station.  Photo by Jerry Pickard.

Firefighters were still unpacking boxes when ShorelineAreaNews photographer Jerry Pickard took these photos of the new station.

Photo by Jerry Pickard.

Construction took two years, but NSFD spokesperson Terri Jones says that "the result is a station that serves many organizational needs as well as facilitates prompt response to emergencies."

Photo by Jerry Pickard.

The station has public meeting areas and art pieces created by Seattle artist Gloria Bornstein. The Emergency Operations Center can serve both local and regional needs.

Photo by Jerry Pickard.

Firefighters are delighted with the large engine bays, which give crews space to move around without interfering with each other.

Training tower photo by Jerry Pickard.

The state of the art training tower includes a live fire burn prop.

An Open House will be scheduled for the public later in the year.


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