This new full time station replaces an antiquated facility in in Orillia’s old downtown core. It also accommodates Orillia’s Fire Department Headquarters (on the upper floor) including 8 Offices, a Meeting Room, Records Archives and a 3-person Communications Room with Lounge, Locker Rooms and Washrooms. Fire-fighter operations on the ground floor include: Men’s and Women’s Locker Rooms and Dormitories, a Day Room with Kitchen, a 60-person Training Room/Emergency Operations Centre/Community-Use Room, and Exercise Room. Eight vehicles are accommodated in 4 double-length Drive-Through Apparatus Bays, each outfitted with Four-Fold Bi-folding Garage Bay doors. Outdoor amenities include an emergency generator, a radio tower, parking for some 60 vehicles as well a 1,500 sq.ft. fully detached vehicle Storage Garage. The iconic bell-tower at the Main Building Entry integrates a sizable and impressive bell from the downtown station to preserve its civic heritage. This station was designed to LEED-certified standards.