Elk Grove could start construction this fall on the first of a planned three new fire stations, reports The Sacramento Bee.
The new $11.9 million fire station will be named for Elk Grove’s first fire chief. The project is funded by Cosumnes Community Services District fire impact fees.
Officials are hopeful for construction to be underway after bidding.
The full-service, 24-hour-a-day, neighborhood fire station will house two engines for structure and wildland fires and an ambulance. Fifteen firefighters in three shifts of five will staff the neighborhood station, including three captains, three engineers and the nine firefighters