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Central District - Station 6 - Historic

Site Selection Criteria

As with all fire stations, the recommended site selection will be based on operational criteria. Primary site criteria include:

  • Preserve or improve the Fire Department's response time
  • Level or near-level site
  • On or close to an arterial
  • Good street access with minimal traffic congestion
  • Stable soils/no liquefaction
  • 14,000-20,000 square feet
  • Commercially-zoned, vacant, or under-improved property when other criteria are met.

Additional considerations include estimated cost to acquire, type of current use, community impacts, and other factors. Certain characteristics of response areas affected site assessments, including:

  • Pattern and dimension of lots
  • Street conditions (e.g., width, alignment, traffic pattern, signal location, trolley wires, overall street network, snow removal/sanding routes)
  • Overall topography of the response area
  • Location of nearby fire stations/Lake Washington.


REBUILD

Address: 101 23rd Avenue S

Date Built: 1931

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