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Posted on: September 9, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Training Facility Groundbreaking

093022 Training Facility Groundbreaking for Website

San Marcos Fire Department & City of San Marcos officials will hold a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off construction on an upcoming fire training facility. After years of planning, construction is beginning. This training facility's future location will be by the airport off Hwy 21. The groundbreaking will not only be a celebration but an essential milestone for the fire department. 

  • San Marcos Fire Department Training Facility Groundbreaking
  • Friday, September 30, 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM  
  • San Marcos Airport, 4710 Airport Hwy San Marcos, TX 78666

Phase 1 of this training facility will resemble a 2-story residential structure that will accommodate live-fire training. The rear of the structures will resemble a 2-story commercial (hotel-style) occupancy. This facility will allow training staff to simulate infrequent, high-hazard events and to allow our firefighters to practice new techniques in a safe and non-emergency setting. The complex is unique, innovative and will provide quality training opportunities for years to come. More phases to follow in the coming years. 

Abercrombie Architects designed the center and Jacobs Construction & Tegrity Contractors will be essential in building the complex. 

Phase 1 will be completed in 2023. 

SAN MARCOS TRAINING FACILITY BANNER  with truck and flames


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