CITY OF WESTON BONAVENTURE FIRE RESCUE STATION NO. 21

CLIENT

City of Weston

ARCHITECT

Saltz Michelson Architects

LOCATION

Weston, FL

Bonaventure Fire Rescue Station No. 21 is a new, one-story 12,578 SF facility for the City of Weston. This project includes a watch room, nine bunk rooms, administrative offices, exercise room, kitchen & dining, bunker gear locker room, day room, 3 bay apparatus and building support spaces. Construction entails concrete masonry, precast concrete joists with a sloped structural roof system. Designed as an Essential Facility with Level E Certification on the building envelope, all windows, storefronts, hollow metal doors, overhead coiling doors, four-fold doors and roofing system are designed for wind loads equivalent of a Category Five storm event.

 

The station is designed with state-of-the-art low voltage systems that include an alerting system,  a class-X Fire Alarm System, and a bi-directional amplifier system. The station also has multiple restrooms with showers, decontamination room, extractor/laundry room and an air boat storage room.

 

The emergency generator for this fire station is designed to run on natural gas service provided by the City of Sunrise Gas and two 1,000-gallon propane underground tanks as standby gas. This Fire Station also includes front and rear access drives with concrete aprons, parking lot, site lighting, irrigation, landscaping, sidewalks, onsite civil & utilities infrastructure, off-site traffic turn lane and roadway median improvements.