Location

Fairfax County, VA

Status

Complete 2014

Size

16,000 SF

Bailey’s Crossroads Fire Station

Bailey’s Crossroads Volunteer Fire Station No. 10 is a new 16,000 s.f. 4-bay fire station in Fairfax County, Virginia that replaces a fire station that was severely damaged when its apparatus bay roof collapsed during the blizzard of February 2010. Rising up from the rubble, the new fire station is constructed on the existing station site and provides 20 bunks, living and dining accommodations, 4 apparatus bays (with 2 drive-thru bays), administrative offices, a physical training room, a training classroom, and a dual-purpose tower for hose drying and training.

The tight 1.2 acre site presented numerous challenges. The design
was restricted by an existing 130’ tall communications monopole and associated support structures that remained intact and operational throughout the course of design and construction. Further, a major underground utility corridor combined with significant yard setbacks and

Before landscape buffers to constrict all edges of the property and reduce the buildable area by nearly half to 0.69 acre. Finally, the client directed the architects to provide a single story design solution. The resulting design is a highly efficient layout that utilizes every square foot of usable site area.

The building is targeting LEED Silver Certification. Sustainable design strategies include site selection, water use reduction, regional materials, recycled content materials, high solar-reflectance roofing materials, and low VOC interior finishes.

Awards

  • Silver Winner / Firehouse Station Design Awards 2015
  • Award of Merit (Silver) / F.I.E.R.O. Fire Station Design Awards 2015
  • Honorable Mention / Fairfax County Exceptional Design Awards 2015
  • Award of Excellence for Building Design & Construction / Fairfax County DPWES 2014
  • Award of Merit (Silver) / F.I.E.R.O. Fire Station Design Awards 2011

Testimonials

“I would like to take this opportunity, on the behalf of the Bailey's Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department in Fairfax County, Virginia, to thank you for the successful completion of the construction project for our new fire station. The professionalism of all parties involved was very evident throughout the complete project process.”

Dennis Corl, Fire Chief (Retired) Bailey’s Crossroads Volunteer Fire Dept.

News

Bailey’s Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department Wins Silver Award!

20 October 2015

LeMay Erickson Willcox Architects is honored to be recognized as part of the 2015 F.I.E.R.O. Fire Station Design Awards Program with a Merit Award (Silver) for the design of the…

Bailey’s Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department Honored

29 August 2015

LeMay Erickson Willcox Architects is honored to be recognized with a 2015 Fairfax County Exceptional Design Award for the design of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Station No. 10 -…

2015 Fairfax County Exceptional Design Awards

10 October 2015

Members of LeMay Erickson Willcox Architects attended the 2015 Fairfax County Exceptional Design Awards presentation where we were honored for our designs of Heritage Fellowship Church and Fairfax County Fire…

Fairfax County Award of Excellence

19 December 2014

Today LeMay Erickson Willcox Architects was presented with a Fairfax County, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, 2014 Award of Excellence for Building Design and Construction. LEWA was recognized…