Penton’s Fire Chief Magazine Announces 2008 National Station Style Design Award Winners

NEW YORK--()--Penton Media’s Fire Chief® magazine announces the winners of its eighth annual Station Style Fire Station Design Awards program, which recognizes outstanding architecture and design from fire departments nationwide. Gold, silver, and bronze awards were announced in five categories: volunteer departments, career departments, satellite stations, shared-facilities, and renovated fire stations. All participating entries will be published in the November issue of Fire Chief.

“There has been significant changes in fire and emergency facilities over the eight years of Design Awards,” said Janet Wilmoth, editorial director of Fire Chief magazine. “Not only have the winning stations have reflected the changing role of fire departments across the country, but fire sprinklers in these facilities, meeting rooms for the community and fitness areas have become routine in this year’s facilities. There is also significant increase in environmental awareness in fire departments. These exciting facilities support the demand for quicker response times, the integration of diversity into stations and an added focus on firefighter health and safety.”

The winners were selected by five fire chiefs, one firefighter/architect and four architects. The winning entries are as follows:

VOLUNTEER FIRE STATION DESIGN WINNERS:

Gold Place – DeWitt Fire District Fire Station Replacement, DeWitt, New York

Architects: Bergmann Associates, Inc., Rochester, NY

Silver PlaceJericho Fire District Headquarters, Jericho, New York

Architects: H2M Group, Melville, NY

Bronze Place North 40 Fire Station, Aspen, Colorado

Architects: Studio B Architects, Aspen, CO and Fisher & Association, Littleton, CO

CAREER FIRE STATION DESIGN WINNERS:

Gold PlaceBentonville Fire Station No. 1, Bentonville, Arkansas

Architects: Jackson Brown King Architects, Little Rock, AR

Silver PlaceTucson Fire Department Fire Station #22, Tucson, Arizona

Architects: Welman Sperides Mickelberg Architects, Tucson, AZ

Bronze PlaceOceanside Fire Station 7, Oceanside, California

Architects: Jeff Katz Architecture, San Diego, CA

SATELLITE STATION DESIGN WINNERS:

Gold PlaceCollege Station Fire Station No. 3, College Station, Texas

Architects: Brown Reynolds Watford Architects, College Station, TX

Silver PlaceIsle of Palms Fire Station No. 2, Isle of Palms, South Carolina

Architects: Cole + Russell Architects, Inc., Cincinnati, OH

Bronze Place Goodyear Fire Station No. 185, Goodyear, Arizona

Architects: LEA-Architects, LLC, Lawrence Enyart, FAIA, Phoenix, AZ

RENOVATED FIRE STATION DESIGN WINNERS:

Gold PlaceWarrenton Fire Renovation, Warrenton, Virginia

Architects: LeMay Erickson Willcox Architects, Reston, VA

Silver PlaceRaytown Fire Protection District Station 1, Raytown, Missouri

Architect: Hoefer Wysocki Architects/McCown Gordon Construction, Kansas City, MO

Bronze PlacePine Hill Fire Department, Pine Hill, New Jersey

Architects: Robbie Conley Architect, Woodbury Heights, NJ

SHARED FACILITIES DESIGN WINNERS:

Gold PlaceAurora Fire Station 8 & Customer Service Call Center, Aurora, Illinois

Architects: PSA-Dewberry, Inc., Naperville, IL

Silver PlaceFire Station 10/Fire Alarm Center/Emergency Operations Center, Seattle, Washington

Architects: Weinstein A|U Architects + Urban Designers LLC, Seattle, WA

Bronze PlaceCedar Park Fire Station No. 4, Cedar Park, Texas

Architects: Brown Reynolds Watford Architects, College Station, TX

Established in 1956, Fire Chief is the magazine for progressive leaders of emergency services. Articles by fire officers and specialists from across the country and around the world cover a wide variety of topics that are important to fire and emergency medical service leaders. In addition, a monthly department lineup provides targeted information in a quick, accessible format. Fire Chief offers three print and six electronic products to serve chief officers, incident commanders, training officers, safety officers and other titles and ranks. More information on the publication can be found at www.firechief.com.

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Bethany Weaver, 216-931-9551
Corporate Communications Manager
bethany.weaver@penton.com

Contacts

Penton Media
Bethany Weaver, 216-931-9551
Corporate Communications Manager
bethany.weaver@penton.com