January 24, 2014

Kincora Safety Center Dedication

Filed under: Announcements,Community,Events,FS24,News,Photos — Jeff Brown @ 12:52

From the Loudoun County press release:

The Kincora Safety Center at 21130 Pacific Boulevard in Sterling, was dedicated by Loudoun County officials during a ribbon cutting/dedication ceremony on Saturday, January 18, 2014.

Loudoun County Administrator Tim Hemstreet emceed the event, with remarks by Board of Supervisors Chairman Scott K. York, Vice-Chairman Shawn Williams, Supervisor Suzanne Volpe and Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio, as well as Fire-Rescue Chief W. Keith Brower, Fire and Rescue Commission Chairman Nicolas Croce, and Chief Byron Andrews of the Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad and President David Short of the Sterling Volunteer Fire Company.

“I have been anticipating the completion of the Kincora Safety Center for some time, and it has surpassed my expectations,” said Chairman Scott K. York. “I am delighted to celebrate the opening of this facility, which brings career staff and volunteer companies together to serve the residents of Loudoun County. And I am especially grateful for the service of these dedicated men and women who serve and protect our community.”

The Kincora Safety Center, which opened in November, is located on a five-acre, developer-proffered site. Staffing for the Kincora Safety Center is provided by the Loudoun County Department of Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management in conjunction with the Sterling Volunteer Fire Company and Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad. The new facility, which provides fire and rescue services, features several apparatus bays, bunkroom facilities, kitchen and dining areas, decontamination and laundry facilities, office and conference workspaces and repair shop space.

“The department is extremely excited to serve the citizens of this community from our new, first-class facility,” stated Chief of the Department W. Keith Brower Jr. “This new station is providing critical emergency services to one of the most rapidly growing areas of Loudoun County.”

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November 9, 2013

Station 624 Opening Day

Filed under: Announcements,FS24,History,Photos — Jeff Brown @ 07:39

At 0600 on Saturday, November 9th the Sterling Volunteer Fire Company, in partnership with the Loudoun County Department of Fire, Rescue & Emergency Management (usually known as LCFR), began operating from the county’s newest station, the Kincora Safety Center. SVFC and LCFR will operate at least one engine company, Engine 624, from the new station. The Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad (SVRS) and LCFR will operate at least one EMS unit, Ambulance, Trauma, or Medic 635. Battalion Chief 601 will also be housed there. The new facility is located at 21130 Pacific Boulevard and will serve the area around the Dulles Town Center mall, the State Route 28 corridor, and the planned Kincora development. There will be a public grand opening, currently being planned for early 2014.

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See more photos and videos HERE.

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March 2, 2012

Groundbreaking for new Fire Station 624

Filed under: Community,FS24 — Jeff Brown @ 07:30

The SVFC, along with representatives from Sterling Rescue, Loudoun County Fire & Rescue, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, and the developers of the Kincora project, officially broke ground for the new Kincora Fire-Rescue Station. The new station, to be located to the northwest of the Route 28/Nokes Boulevard interchange, will house units and personnel from SVFC, SVRS, and LCFR. The station will cover the area round Dulles Town Center mall, all the new construction in the Kincora project (including the planned baseball stadium, home of the Loudoun Hounds). After the completion of the Pacific Boulevard and Nokes/Glouchester extensions the station will also cover areas in Ashburn around Redskins Park. Site work has been underway for some time and now the building construction is set to begin. The facility is expected to open in 2013.


The ceremonial groundbreaking


The outline of the new station. The puddles on the left will be the office/living area, and the puddles on the right will be the apparatus bays.

See more photos from the event HERE.

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