VIDEO: See the Latest Progress of Station 9 and New Fire Dept. Projects
Construction of the new Fire Station 9 is underway, allowing the Forsyth County Fire Department to meet the needs of the growing population in east Forsyth.
In the latest edition of On the Move, Fire Chief Barry Head discusses the state-of-the-art stations and equipment coming soon to the department:
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Construction of Station 9 (8420 McBride Lane) is funded by the voter-approved Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) VI and VIII programs as well as Impact Fees. The construction cost of the project is estimated to be $6.7 million.
Fire Station 9 will be a 12,500 square foot, four-bay station, accommodating the personnel and equipment that will operate out of the facility and to allow for future growth. The station is expected to open in the spring of 2024.