Avondale Fire and Medical to receive new fire station in 2022

  • Source: KTAR 620 - Newsradio
  • Published: 11/04/2020 03:26 AM

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.



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