architecture commercial yachats rural fire protection district river station
Yachats, Oregon - 2009

To work with the Fire Chief and her committee to develope plans and specifications for a new rural fire station.
To coordinate work with Lincoln Country Building Department and USDA representatives.
To oversee construction and provide inpection reports to YRFPD and USDA.

A former timber harvest landing on a rural county road.
A softly sloping, wooded, irregular shaped site with one or two mature cedar trees to preserve.

Yachats Rural Fire Protection District
Yachats, Oregon

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The Concept
To design an economical, low maintenance fire station to house a minimum of three large fire vehicles.
To provide a low-impact site plan that provides good visual and physical access to the county road.
To provide spaces for a small office, bathroom, storage, workshop, and a classromm/community meeting room with separate, monitored access.
To provide for special infrastructure for emergency power, vehicle bay ventilation, water supply, etc. needed for a fire station.

Vehicle bay looking toward front doors.

Vehicle bay looking toward rear, including workshop area with storage loft above.

Overseeing concrete work during construction.

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