Sahuarita opens first fire station - Tucson News Now

Rural Metro opens first fire station in Sahuarita

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Rural Metro Fire Department has a new fire station up and running near Sahuarita Road and I-19.

Rural/Metro Fire Station 79 is a 24-hour operation, housing nine firefighters and paramedics in the 9,000 square foot building at 765 W. Via Rancho Sahuarita.

The exterior of the building was designed by the Rancho Sahuarita Company.

The department says this is the first of two Sahuarita fire stations. Rural Metro is waiting on permits for the second one.

The station is also holding an open house for residents to walk through at any time.

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