Sarasota County Fire Station - Number 16
Fire Station 16 (FS 16) is located at Twin Lakes Park off Clark Road and just east of I-75. FS 16 is a 12,800 square foot single story structure with mechanical mezzanines. This station is a mixed-use facility also housing the department’s Fire Marshal Office. The drive-through apparatus bay area has three bays to support fire and rescue vehicles. The living quarters offer everyday home features including a kitchen, dining, day and exercise rooms along with a study and four full baths for the on-duty personnel. The facility also includes rooms for gear and equipment storage, hose drying, laundry and EMS storage. FS 16 received LEED Silver status through the USGBC by utilizing sustainable design requirements and is designed to withstand Category 4 hurricane winds.