Rosenberg Fire Station No. 3 Dedication and Hose Uncoupling Event – Saturday, July 26

The City of Rosenberg will hold the official opening ceremony for Fire Station No. 3, including a dedication and hose uncoupling, on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at 9 a.m. Fire Station No. 3 is located south of Reading Road, just off of FM 2977 on August Green Drive. Station tours and refreshments will be available following the ceremony, and members of the public are invited and encouraged to attend and help celebrate the opening of Rosenberg’s newest station.

The City broke ground on the new station in December 2012, and the project reached substantial completion in April of this year. The project allows the City to better serve the by constructing a third station and locating the associated equipment and crews, in a rapidly developing area.

The total approximate cost for the station is $2.75 million. Construction project team members include project architect, BRW; and project contractor, LDF Construction. The site was constructed above building standards to withstand hurricane force winds and storms in order to help ensure operations during weather-related public safety emergencies. It includes an approximately 8,000 square-foot facility with dual apparatus bays, sleeping quarters and associated space for six, an exercise room and full kitchen for four shifts, as well as a rainwater harvesting system to handle site irrigation needs.

For more information on the dedication and hose uncoupling, please contact Fire Administration at (832) 595-3600, or email fire@rosenbergtx.govfire-station-3