Bentley joined the City of Gainesville and Gainesville Fire Rescue to celebrate the groundbreaking of Gainesville Fire Station No. 1.
Bentley is the architect and engineer of record for the new state of the art fire station. Bentley’s design is a 24,000 square-foot fire station with 5 double-loading apparatus bays. The station consists of living quarters for up to 15 crew members. Due to the possibility of future expansion the living quarters are designed to accommodate 4 additional future staff members.
This station will serve as Gainesville Fire Rescue’s administrative headquarters. As the administrative headquarters it will include offices for the Fire Chief, Deputy and Assistant Chief Staff, fire inspectors, fire investigator and administrative support personnel. In addition to typical fire station features, this station will include specialized training elements.The project was designed to achieve a minimum LEED Silver Certification.
Glibane Building Company is the Construction Manager at-Risk for the new station.
Ground breaking can be viewed at the link below: