BIG COTTONWOOD FIRE STATION
BRIGHTON, UT: UFA BIG COTTONWOOD CANYON FIRE STATION 108
OWNER: Unified Fire Authority
ARCHITECT: Gould+ Architects
SIZE: 14,000 SF
The Big Cottonwood Fire Station is operated by Unified Fire Authority in Salt Lake County, UT. Located near two world-class ski resorts, the personnel at this station are first-responders for avalanche, wildfire, and backcountry ski accidents. Located midway up a narrow canyon road, this project site presented numerous hazards, including landslide/avalanche, long and extreme winter conditions, and precise material delivery management.
The station was one of several stations built by Zwick Construction. Each station brilliantly blends a mix of form and function, requiring specific attention to details of every part of the construction process. This facility has three large bays for fire apparatus, living quarters for personnel, a large common kitchen, and a public foyer. The station features beautiful exterior finishes and landscaping to blend with the surrounding community it serves.