The Melrose Fire-EMS Station #5 opened in June of 2010 and consolidates operations and personnel from the former Stations 5 and 9.
The LEED certified, two-story 13,400 square foot facility houses a community meeting/training room , offices, living quarters, dayrooms, central dispatch / alarm, as well as exercise, kitchen and protective clothing washing facilities. The apparatus bay holds four engines.
2RW was in charge of the analysis and design of mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems for the new facility, including:
OWNER: City of Roanoke
TIMEFRAME: 2008 – 2010
SIZE: 13,400 SF
COST: $48 million