First Responder Tax Dollars at Work

Station 6 Virtual Tour

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GJFD Station 6Where We're Headed

  • 8 Fire Stations Serving Grand Junction
  • 173 Firefighters, EMTs, and Paramedics
  • 19 Administrative, Fire Prevention, Training, and Community Outreach Personnel

What the First Responder Tax Means for You

  • Building Fire Station 6 (2020), Fire Station 7 (2022), and Fire Station 8 (2024.)
  • Purchasing response vehicles and equipment to supply the three new stations.
  • Recruiting, hiring, and training 57 firefighters, EMTs, and paramedics.
  • Hiring 3 additional administrative staff to support them.

Progress So Far

  • Hired: Training Officer, 21 firefighters to provide staffing needed for Station 6, academy for these recruits began March 30th, 2020.
  • Purchased: Protective equipment and uniforms for firefighter recruits, Station 6 operating equipment.
  • Built and Opened Fire Station 6: Construction began March 23rd and the Station Opened November 9th, 2020.