New Tulsa fire station almost finished

TULSA, Okla. — Fire Station 33 is close to completion on E 41st St, east of S. Garnett.

The Tulsa Fire Department (TFD) said it will help reduce the loads for the busiest fire station in Oklahoma, Station 27.

Station 27 responds to nearly 15 911 calls a day, totaling more than 6,000 last year.

TFD says Station 27 has a first event area larger than other stations in the area. They also have intersecting highways and several large apartment complexes that increase the amount of calls.

All of this increases response times. FD said the new station, Station 33, should reduce Station 27′s call load by nearly 30%.

And it’s nearly finished. The cabinets are in, the walls are painted and construction crews are finishing the exterior.

The city expects Fire Station 33 to open sometime in June.

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