FIRST LOOK: Hamilton Pool Fire Station 606 operational in southwest Travis County

Hamilton Pool Fire Station 606 had its grand opening ceremony Jan. 25. (Photos by Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)
Hamilton Pool Fire Station 606 had its grand opening ceremony Jan. 25. (Photos by Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)

Hamilton Pool Fire Station 606 had its grand opening ceremony Jan. 25. (Photos by Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Hamilton Pool Fire Station 606, located at 17304 Hamiliton Pool Road, Lake Travis, south of Hwy. 71, had its grand opening ceremony Jan. 25, but Lake Travis Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Rick Tess confirmed the station has been operational since Dec. 10.

The groundbreaking event for the roughly $4 million facility took place Dec. 4, 2018. Tess said 12 firefighters are assigned to the station, for which personnel will be grouped into three shifts run by four-person teams.


“The station is about 9,000 square feet,” Tess said. “We have a fire truck, a brush truck and a search-and-rescue truck.”

The station also comes equipped with a kitchen, a recreation room, several bedrooms, a bay for the fire vehicles, a gym and administrative offices.
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018. From there he became a dual-market editor for Community Impact's New Braunfels and San Marcos-Buda-Kyle editions. Brian is now a senior editor for the company's flagship papers, the Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions.


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