Station 54 serving the Charbonneau and Wilsonville area is now open. Firefighters have been busy unpacking and settling into the new station while responding to emergency calls for service.
The 2,592-square-foot station houses a two-person crew operating Rescue 54. A rescue is a medical transport unit staffed with two firefighter paramedics who can also respond to fires. The station is located within the Willamette Professional Building on Miley Road with quick access to Interstate 5.
Firefighters are excited to serve this area in a station that features individual sleeping quarters and comfortably accommodates firefighters of all genders. The station’s smaller footprint reflects Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s dynamic service delivery model as most calls for service in the area are medical in nature.
District leadership have sought a permanent property to site a fire station to better serve the Charbonneau area for several years but when a long-term option could not be found, it was decided that a lease within the Willamette Professional Building location was the best option available. The fire district intends to continue looking for property as a permanent station location is preferred. Visit www.tvfr.com for more information on how TVF&R serves its 390-square-mile service area.