El Dorado Hills Fire Station No. 85

El Dorado Hills, CA

Perched above El Dorado Hills Boulevard, El Dorado Hills Fire Station No. 85 is the perfect location for the Fire Chief to call home. As the administrative headquarters for the El Dorado Hills Fire Department, the facility includes administrative office space, living quarters for a 12-person crew, a community/training room, an apparatus bay that can accommodate up to 8 vehicles, and, of course, the Fire Chief’s quarters. The 25,000 square foot facility has a roof framed of steel girders and wood beams and joists bearing on concrete masonry shear walls.

Quick Facts

  • Size: 25,000 SF
  • Architect: Calpo Hom & Dong Architects
  • The fire station includes 40-foot tall hose drying tower extending from the apparatus room
  • Construction Cost: $5,000,000
  • Contractor: ZCON Builders
  • W40x215 beams are used to clear span the 80-foot-wide apparatus bay and support the roof framing

Photo credit: Douglas Johnson Photography