Griffin Structures served as program and construction manager for the new Buena Park Fire Station No. 61 operated by the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA). Griffin provided services for the design and construction of the 18,000 square foot facility, including early programming and phasing analyses to relocate the station to its new site.
The $13 million facility will house OCFA firefighters as well as administrative offices, serving as a battalion and OCFA Division 7 headquarters.
The facility features three fire apparatus bays with quick-opening bi-fold doors and a signal interrupter. The station also includes training rooms and office space, 14 dormitory sleeping quarters, kitchen and dining facilities, and a workout room. The large training room is equipped to operate as an Emergency Operations Center. Exterior features include a generator to power the building in the event of a power outage, an apparatus wash area, a dual-fuel fueling station, and storm water capture and filtration including pervious paving in the parking areas.
The design incorporates a pre-engineered metal building structure with an insulated metal panel roofing system, resulting in accelerated delivery and several thousands of dollars saved over traditional fire station construction. The project was delivered on-schedule and under budget.