Groundbreaking Ceremony Held For Williams Parkway Research, Live Training & Operations Site
BRAMPTON: Mayor Patrick Brown, Councillors and the City of Brampton hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the Williams Parkway Fire Campus on December 4.
Expected to open in 2022, the state-of-the-art, centralized facility will be home to Brampton’s Fire Headquarters, Prevention Division, new Fire Station 203, an Emergency Operations Centre, Emergency Measures Office, and indoor and outdoor Fire Training facilities.
• More than 70,000 sq. ft, of space to manage, train, educate, conduct research and develop new initiatives in areas of fire prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.
• A live fire training building available all year round and a second building that will allow for new recruits and existing Firefighters to train simultaneously
• A memorial and reflection space to remember and honour Brampton firefighters who paid the ultimate sacrifice and lost their lives while protecting our residents
• The City is targeting LEED “Silver” and Fitwel building certifications
Mayor Brown said: “Brampton Fire and Emergency Services provide critical services to our community and this campus will bring many benefits to our staff and our residents.
“By centralizing operations and streamlining service delivery, our team can continue to make Brampton a well-run City and deliver excellence in emergency management and response.”
Regional Councillor Rowena Santos, Chair, Community Services, said: “Our Brampton Fire and Emergency Services play a key role in making Brampton a Healthy and Safe community. This new campus also demonstrates our commitment to building a Green City, through pursuing LEED Silver and Fitwel building certifications for this new building.”
Chief Bill Boyes, Brampton Fire and Emergency Services, added: “We are always striving for excellence in our service delivery to our community. Our new Williams Parkway Fire campus will allow us to continue to improve the future of firefighting through its facilities, while also providing us a memorial space to remember and honour Brampton firefighters who paid the ultimate sacrifice and lost their lives while protecting our residents.”