Dome Technology fire station in Utah gets press for unique shape, benefits

A Dome Technology fire-station project in northern Utah is getting noticed for its unique design.

Park City and Summit County news agency The Park Record reports that South Summit Fire District officials in Kamas, Utah, expect lower utility costs and a longer facility lifespan by selecting a dome for the new fire station. Expected completion is set for March.

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The new station will be two stories and 13,000 square feet. Seven vehicles will be housed inside with additional space for training and administration.

South Summit fire chief Scott Anderson said the completed building will protect against natural disasters and provide an emergency shelter for locals. The project will cost $2.2 million, compared to other bids ranging from $8 million to $14 million.

Read the full text at parkrecord.com.