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New Fire Hall Construction

This page was last reviewed on January 16, 2019.

Council Presentation – January 28, 2019

The design consultant will present the detailed design and public feedback at the Council meeting of January 28, 2019 at 5:30 pm. Find out more in the meeting agenda.

Design Open House – January 9, 2019

Everyone is welcome to attend the Fire Hall design open house on

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from 6 to 9 pm
Council Chambers at 2675 Dunsmuir Avenue (beside the current fire hall)

Presentations on the design will take place at 6:15 pm and 7:30 pm.

Some detailed designs are available here and more plans will be available at the open house.

  1. Fire Hall building perspective
  2. Site plan, main and upper floor plans
  3. Landscaping concept

Highlights of the new fire hall design include

  • overall 11,580 square foot building area
  • potential for future apparatus bay expansion
  • fire department historical display
  • granular parking area at rear (permeable)
  • raingardens and bioswales for stormwater management
  • bicycle parking, electrical vehicle parking and reserved parking for people with disabilities
  • tree and landscaping buffers
  • hard and soft landscaping for pedestrian connectivity

You can provide your feedback at the open house and by email to the Village at by January 10, 2019. Feedback will be provided to the consultant MKM Projects Ltd. and summarized at a presentation at the Council meeting on January 28, 2019.

Find out more about Cumberland Fire Protection and Emergency Services.

In August 2018, the Village engaged MKM Projects to develop a detailed design for the new fire hall. Watch for neighbourhood and community consultation through the winter and early spring of 2019.

In June 2016, a 2.5 acre parcel was purchased at 4382 Cumberland Road, between Primose and Kendall Avenue, for the site of a new fire hall. A conceptual design has been reviewed to develop a preliminary budget. In the meantime, the site will be used as a staging area for summer road construction in the Village.

In 2018, the Village is expected to proceed with the fire hall design. Construction may take place as early as 2020.

Approximately $4 million is budgeted for fire hall construction from reserves, amenity funds and from borrowing.

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