City of Alexandria Announces Groundbreaking Ceremony for Fire Station 203

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City of Alexandria Announces Groundbreaking Ceremony for Fire Station 203

­­For Immediate Release: June 18, 2019

The City of Alexandria invites the public to a groundbreaking ceremony for the replacement of Fire Station 203, on Saturday, June 22, at 8:30 a.m., at 2801 Cameron Mills Road. The ceremony will occur rain or shine.

The Fire Station 203 Project will replace the current facility, which was built in 1948, with a new up-to-date structure to better support modern fire and EMS apparatus, equipment and operations. The new fire station will be a two-story structure measuring approximately 15,000 square feet. The facility’s two and a half operational bays will house a fire engine, an ambulance, administrative vehicles, and special service units.  

Construction of the new station will occur in stages, with the new station scheduled to open in late 2020.

For more information about the project or to sign up for construction-related updates, visit alexandriava.gov/GeneralServices.

For media inquiries, contact Andrea Blackford, Senior Communications Officer, at andrea.blackford@alexandriava.gov or 703.746.3959.

To request a reasonable disability accommodation, contact mike.hatfield@alexandriava.gov or 703.746.3140, Virginia Relay 711.

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This news release is available at alexandriava.gov/110191.



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