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June 28, 2018
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Vacant lot directly behind the Southwest Regional Communications Building.
206 S. Parks Drive
DeSoto, TX 75115
Fire Station 2
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Groundbreaking for Fire Station 2 and Fire Administration Building

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Construction will begin soon on a new fire station in DeSoto. This new station will replace DeSoto’s current station 2 located on Belt Line Road. Funding for the new station was approved by voters in the 2014 Bond Referendum. The new 14,200 square foot three-apparatus bay fire station will include: Sleeping alcove bunk rooms with adjacent dayroom, kitchen, dining area and physical agility room Offices for Fire Administration and Fire Prevention A Community Safe Room funded by a grant from FEMA will provide a hardened space that can withstand winds up to 250 mph with 3 second wind gusts. This room will serve as a multi-purpose community meeting/training space and backup Emergency Operations Center. Construction is anticipated to be complete in the Summer, 2019.