News Flash

Fire News

Posted on: March 31, 2022

Groundbreaking for GJFD Station 8

Construction equipment at Station 8

 The Grand Junction Fire Department has begun construction of the new Fire Station 8 with a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday, March 31st. Located at 441 31 Road, the new will serve areas currently covered by Station 2 and Station 4 in an effort to improve service in this growing area. The new facility will be based off the Station 6 and Station 3 designs and will include modern safety upgrades which include cancer prevention features found in other existing fire stations.

Station 8 construction and staffing are funded through the First Responder Tax, passed by voters in 2019. The First Responder Tax allocated funds for the construction, equipment, and staffing of three additional fire stations in Grand Junction. Station 8 is the second of the three promised stations, with the last of the three stations expected to be complete by 2025.

The Fire Department is working closely with the design team and FCI Constructors to keep community partners informed. You can find construction updates through GJFD Facebook, Instagram, and Nextdoor.  

For more information on the Station 8 Groundbreaking ceremony or construction project contact the Community Outreach Office at (970)549-5800, or by e-mail at GJfirePIO@gjcity.org.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Fire News

GJFD Station 3 Opening

GJFD Opens New Fire Station 3

Posted on: May 17, 2022
GJFD Fire, burned dumpster and side of a building

GJFD Busy With Weekend Fires

Posted on: March 14, 2022
Hands-Only CPR

Learn Hands-Only CPR with GJFD

Posted on: February 17, 2022
GJFD fighting a fire at a commercial building

GJFD Responds to Fire in Vacant Building

Posted on: February 10, 2022
GJFD Fire Truck at Night

GJFD & GJPD Respond to Home Fire

Posted on: January 20, 2022
370 x 275

Ambulance Service Community Forum

Posted on: October 27, 2021
Open House Station 6

GJFD Station 6 Open House

Posted on: September 27, 2021
Pair of Firefighter Boots

GJFD Awarded FEMA SAFER Grant

Posted on: September 16, 2021
Station 3 west view

Groundbreaking for GJFD Station 3

Posted on: August 19, 2021
GJFD Captain Jamie Kavanaugh

GJFD Responds to Home Fire on Acoma Dr.

Posted on: August 19, 2021
video laryngoscope

GJFD Using New Tools to Save Lives

Posted on: July 29, 2021
2021 Recruit Academy

GJFD Graduates 13 New Firefighters

Posted on: July 9, 2021
Truck 1 at Elm Trailer Park

GJFD Responds to Trailer Fire

Posted on: June 1, 2021