Maplewood Fire & Rescue Centre
North Vancouver, BC
Status Electrical has been awarded the Electrical scope of work for this new 45,000-sq.-ft. facility which will enhance fire protective and emergency services for the District and will aim to improve response times. The sustainable, energy-efficient facility is being built for the District of North Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services on District-owned land. The Fire and Rescue Centre will be made to post-disaster standards in order to maintain services in emergencies such as power outages and earthquakes. The new building is anticipated to have a 71% reduction in energy use and a 92% reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions compared to the existing buildings being replaced.
The new facility will house:
- Firehall — Includes four double apparatus (fire truck) bays, live/work quarters, and support spaces for 7-15 fire fighters,
- Department headquarters — Includes offices, workspaces, and support areas for 19 full- and part-time management and administrative DNV Fire and Rescue Services staff,
- Indoor training facility — For required classroom training, certification, lectures, and support offices, etc.,
- Outdoor training area — For live fire training, vehicle operation, hose training, rescue (rope, swift water, vehicle extraction, etc.)