Firehall No. 18

Vancouver B.C. ● Civic

This two storey firehall, located in the Shaughnessy district of Vancouver, is made of a combination of reinforced cast-in-place concrete and reinforced masonry, housed in a structural steel and wood frame. Reinforced masonry was used in the shearwalls, while structural steel comprises the second floor and a combination of structural steel and wood framed the roof of the building.

A cellular telecommunication site was incorporated into the building design with cellular antennae located at the top of the concrete hose tower behind RF transparent fibreglass shrouding; radio equipment was located in a leasehold room in the basement.