There are preliminary plans in place to construct an additional fire station in Coppell at 157 S. Moore Road, next to Austin Elementary. The city of Coppell will hold a meeting to educate residents about the new fire station.

The fire station is expected to help the Coppell Fire Department safeguard the lives and property of residents and ensure rapid responses, according to the city website. No timetable on construction has been announced yet.

The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 23. It will be located in the Austin Elementary Cafeteria at 161 S. Moore Road. The meeting is “introductory,” city officials said.

The meeting is free and open to the public.