Missouri City celebrates grand opening of Fire Station No. 6 administration building

Fire Station No. 6 is now open. (Courtesy city of Missouri City)
Fire Station No. 6 is now open. (Courtesy city of Missouri City)

Fire Station No. 6 is now open. (Courtesy city of Missouri City)

The city of Missouri City has opened a new fire station.

Fire Station No. 6, a new $5.1 million administration building located at the intersection of Lake Olympia Parkway and Vicksburg Boulevard near the entrance to the Parks Edge neighborhood, 18411 Parks Edge Blvd., Missouri City, opened May 7.

Missouri City City Council, city staff and residents came together May 7 to celebrate the opening with a flag raising ceremony by Boy Scout Troop 140, an invocation by Public Safety Chaplain David Northcutt and remarks from Mayor Robin J. Elackatt, according to a May 9 news release.

“I am excited about the future of our city, and today is another wonderful mark in our history,” Elackatt said. “The City Council and city staff continue to work diligently to protect our city, and together we remain focused and passionate about the betterment of the city of Missouri City.”

The fire station houses one fire engine as well as firefighters, fire marshals, training and professional development staff, and administrative support staff. The two-story, 16,752-square-foot building includes an additional bay for emergency responder vehicles, staff living facilities, a kitchen, an emergency generator, storage and office space. 281-403-8500. www.missouricitytx.gov
By Hunter Marrow
Hunter Marrow came to Community Impact Newspaper in January 2020. Before that, Hunter covered local news in Ontario, OR for three years, covering municipal issues, crime, and education across Malheur County and across the border into Idaho.