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Fire District 7 holds groundbreaking ceremony for new fire station
September 16, 2017
(MONROE, WA.) -- On Tuesday, September 12 Fire District 7 held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Fire Station 33.
MAP shows locaiton of new Fire District 33 bldg. CLICK TO OPEN
The new $5.4 million facility is being built on a vacant 4.9 acre site at 19424 Fales Road near Hwy 522.
See map at right for exact location.
The 11,000 square foot fire station will provide improved response times and accessibility to the Echo Lake and Lost Lake communities and will feature three apparatus bays, office and training areas, and dorms for a crew of one lieutenant and two firefighters.
“We are very excited to be breaking ground on Station 33,” said Fire Chief Gary Meek. “This day represents another milestone in our continued commitment to a legacy of providing the highest quality service to the community and "Earning Trust Through Action.”
Chief Meek was joined by elected members of the Board of Commissioner for Fire District 7, Keith Bjella, the Project Manager for Allied Construction, Executive Staff, and members of the community.
Fire District 7 obtained building permits in late August.
Construction of Station 33 started at the beginning of September and is projected to be completed late summer of 2018.
Snohomish County Fire District 7 provides fire and life safety services to 110,000 people over 98.5 square miles in central and east Snohomish County, including the communities of Monroe, Maltby, Clearview and Mill Creek.
Learn more about Fire District 7 by visiting www.snofire7.org