The 35 year old Middleburg Volunteer Fire Station was a severely undersized and outdated facility compromised by a structurally failing roof and regular water damage in the apparatus bays. A complete overhaul and expansion was needed while the station remained in operation.
The compact 16,000-square-foot design demolished the cramped residential wing and replaced it with a new two-story wing providing expanded staffing for 14 using semi-private bunkrooms. Direct and efficient, the travel paths deliver responders into the bays at the front, rear, and middle, allowing swift movement between the pieces within the bays. With the bunkrooms on the second floor, the main level is dedicated to operational spaces and a shared training/community room. The apparatus bays were retained and expanded with new bay support spaces and a training mezzanine.
Read more at: Firehouse Magazine