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Project Status

The contract for the new Fire Station No.3 was awarded and construction has began. Construction is expected to be complete by October 2020.  

Project Background 

Fire Station No. 3 will be built on the corner of McCormick and Underwood Streets across from the existing station. The new station will be greatly expanded, with 16,000 square feet of space, four apparatus bays, and a room for a police office. The station will be built to accommodate growth, with the ability to house an additional ladder truck and up to 11 firefighters in the future. The planned in-service date is October 2020.

Project Updates

August 10: Construction on the new 16,000 square-foot facility is on track to be completed in October 2020. Following the opening of the new facility, demolition
of the old station and new public parking will be complete
by the end of 2020.

July 20: Construction for the Fire Station 3 continues to progress. The station is on schedule to be completed by December 2020. For a look at the progress and an update from the Fire Battalion Chief, view this episode of the City's DTV newsbreak.

February 14: Construction for the Fire Station 3 is gradually progressing and the station is taking shape with the facilty structure now partially constructed. For a look at the progress and an update from the Fire Battalion Chief, view this eposide of the City's DTV newsbreak

January 31: Construction continues to progress on Station 3. Crews recently laid the cement foundation and installed steel framing. 



August 1: Construction continues for the 16,000-square-foot facility next to the current station at McCormick Street. The new station will house up to 11 firefighters. The planned opening date is on schedule for summer 2020.

March 11: Due to the increased building footprint of the new station, the City of Denton closed a segment of McCormick Street, from Underwood Street to Avenue A, in preparation for the reconstruction of Fire Station 3.