Officials break ground on McKinney Fire Station No. 10


As McKinney’s population continues to grow, so does the need for more fire stations. The McKinney Fire Department held a ground breaking ceremony for Fire Station No. 10 on Jan. 18. Station No. 10 will be located in the Trinity Falls community.

When construction on the station is complete in spring 2020, the department will have added two new stations in two years.

McKinney Fire Station No. 9, located at 4900 Summit View Drive, opened in 2018 and was the first new fire station in seven years.

“The city of McKinney is growing very quickly, and so is the McKinney Fire Department,” Fire Chief Daniel Kistner said in a news release. “The design of Station [No.] 10 came with a lot of important input from our firefighters.”

Station No. 10, which is designed after Station No. 9, will be a 16,000-square-foot facility and accommodate up to 10 firefighters. The station will also be home to an ambulance, medical unit and a community room.

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Cassidy Ritter
Cassidy graduated from the University of Kansas in 2016 with a degree in Journalism and a double minor in business and global studies. She has worked as a reporter and editor for publications in Kansas, Colorado and Australia. She was hired as senior reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's Plano edition in August 2016. Less than a year later, she took the role of editor for the McKinney edition.
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