Since breaking ground back in November of 2017, Westlake’s new Fire-EMS Station on the corner of Davis Boulevard and Dove Road has been a topic of conversation in 76262 and neighboring communities since the first shovel hit the dirt.
This iconic facility is like no other in the entire state. In fact, firefighters from across the region have already visited the station, marveling at its stature. The one word that continues to pop up is, “iconic.” Westlake’s main firehouse reflects the high-quality architectural standards the Town has set in place for its commercial and residential structures. This 18,000 square foot facility is indeed unique – from its architectural design, to the layout of the buildings across the corner and the use of the land’s topography. Now, after months of waiting, the doors are finally open. Firefighters have officially moved in are ready to welcome the public. Local dignitaries, residents, Town staff, and area fire departments were in attendance. The ceremony began at 9am with a welcome message from Mayor Laura Wheat and others. Chief Richar
Wheat’s welcome message, with new Town Manager Amanda DeGan.
Whitten spoke about the history and tradition of opening a new fire station. The traditional aspect of the event was extremely prevalent throughout. From the uncoupling of the fire hose as a unique ribbon cutting, to the washing and drying of the engine, to the pushing of the truck into the bay, to the playing of bag pipes, it was certainly a day to remember for our community.
TOWN OF WESTLAKE: The Town of Westlake offers residents and businesses a premier place to call home amidst the hustle and bustle of booming North Texas. The Town’s leadership and staff make sure residents and corporate citizens alike enjoy personal, concierge-like service and are committed to purposeful, planned development, and strategic design and implementation. In addition, the Town owns and operates Westlake Academy Charter School, a one of a kind International Baccalaureate K-12 public school. The school has a national reputation sought after by potential residents. Between the strong neighborhoods and close-knit school community, the Town of Westlake is ideal for all individuals, families, and businesses wanting a bucolic, small town community with access to DFW Metroplex amenities. Contact: Town of Westlake, 1500 Solana Boulevard, Building 7 - Suite 7200, Westlake, TX 76262, Phone: 817-430-0941, Fax: 817-430-1812. Visit Westlake-TX.org.
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