Orange County Fire Authority Fire Station #22
Laguna Hills, California
Fire Station #22 is currently one the busiest of any of the 70+ stations within the region served by Orange County Fire Authority and also houses one of the busiest engine companies in the nation. This station also serves as one of nine battalion headquarters for OCFA. Originally constructed in the 1960’s, this project involved a substantial seismic retrofit to comply with the current code essential facility occupancy requirements. Strengthening of this 12,500 square foot facility included complete replacement of the apparatus bay roof structure, addition of multiple new plywood shear walls and the installation of strategically located steel braced frames.