This is what Dallas Fire Station No. 19 looked like in May 2019. Photo courtesy of Google Maps.

UPDATE (June 29): According to Dallas Fire-Rescue, the newly designed station is out for bid to contractors, and the City expects to award the project by September. The new facility will house a rescue unit (ambulance), an urban search and rescue specialty team vehicle, a fire engine and a ladder truck.

A fire station in our neighborhood is getting a new look.

According to a permit application, Dallas Fire Station No. 19 is being rebuilt. The station was demolished last year, and it looks like construction may be starting soon.

The application calls for construction of more than 8,400 square feet, a project expected to cost $4 million. It includes a range of trades including electrical, mechanical and plumbing.

Fire Station No. 19 was damaged during storms in 2019. The station had been empty because repairs were being made, so no one was injured.

The station is located at 5600 E. Grand Ave. Among its staff is an urban search and rescue team, one of the special operations functions of Dallas Fire-Rescue.

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