Vinton Public Safety Building

Vinton, VA
Addition
2008

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The Vinton Public Safety Building is a 10,500 square foot facility to house the town’s rescue squad, composed of both volunteers and career staff. It is attached to the existing Vinton Firehouse. Hughes Associates A&E worked with nationally-recognized fire station consultant Stewart-Cooper-Newell Architects for the Vinton Public Safety Building. The project included:

  • Four apparatus bays (three double-stacked, one single-stacked)
  • Individual sleeping rooms and baths
  • Rescue squad offices
  • Radio and satellite communications rooms
  • Dayroom
  • Kitchen and dining facilities
  • Fitness facility (shared with adjacent firehouse)
  • Decontamination and shop facilities
  • Rescue training platforms
  • Public entrance lobby to serve fire and rescue
  • Community meeting room New parking, turn-out areas, emergency generator, and related site work

“Thanks for a great job on the building! It is refreshing to see someone think outside the box yet provide a well-designed functional product.” –Chief Doug Adams, Vinton First Aid Crew