Ono Island Fire Station Groundbreaking
City of Orange Beach and fire rescue officials joined the Ono Island Fire Protection Authority for a recent groundbreaking ceremony for Ono Island Fire Station No. 4. The new 6,085-square-foot station will be built across the street from the existing station. Orange Beach and Ono Island have a fire protection and emergency services agreement in place since Ono is not in the city limits. Just last month, the new Fire Engine 4 was dedicated. As part of the agreement, the city purchased the new engine and equipment with Ono repaying the cost over 10 years. The agreement also includes the Ono Authority constructing a new station. Designed by McCollough Architecture, the station is scheduled to be complete in April 2022. It is designed for 175 mph wind speed and will include six bunk rooms, a private office, an emergency medical service room, two apparatus bays and storage space.