Avondale Fire and Medical will be receiving a new fire station in 2022.
The station will be the city’s fifth and was approved by the Avondale City Council on Monday night, according to a press release.
The new fire station will be located on 127th Avenue and Van Buren Street.
Construction is scheduled to commence in April 2021, with a planned completion date of February 2022.
The 19,000-square-foot facility will include three bays, office space and sleeping quarters, a kitchen and dining room, training room, exercise room and a community room for public service programs such as blood pressure checks, educational tours and school programs. The total budget of the project is $12.5 million, $8.5 million of which will be funded via accumulated savings in the General Fund and $4 million from the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund.