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NW Fire District Station 33 cost $3.5M to build
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Northwest Fire District engineer Pete Tees (left) and firefighter Michael Schindler (right) walk back to their truck after tending to a woman who fell and injured her arm.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Northwest Fire District's newest station, on the southeast corner of Ina and Shannon roads, is nearly 14,000 square feet, has 13 separate sleeping quarters, five individual restrooms, four truck bays and is being developed into a teaching and training class area.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Paramedic Brian Keeley stares out the window of Station 33's main fire engine. He and others were investigating a report of illegal trash burning.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Firefighter Michael Schindler dices up chicken for a fajita dinner at the Northwest Fire District's newest station.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Northwest Fire's Station 33 personnel, along with Southwest Ambulance paramedics, tend to a subject who was suffering from an apparent drug overdose after he was found unresponsive in the back of a small bus.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Northwest Fire District firefighters run through a training exercise in the wildland operations center off Curtis Road. The wildland equipment and personnel will be moving into the district's old Station 33 location just south of Thornydale and Magee roads.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Northwest Fire Capt. Adam Goldberg (left), firefighter Michael Schindler (center) and engineer Pete Tees tend to a woman who fell and injured her arm. Since early March, firefighters have been running calls out of the district's newest station at Ina and Shannon roads.