Indianapolis Fire Department – Station 3
Indianapolis, IN
Influenced by local architecture, integrated with modern amenities
Challenge: The original facility did not provide adequate space, creating operational inefficiencies.
Solution: RQAW designed a new 14,000 square foot facility for Indianapolis Fire Station 3 in Fountain Square. It consists of a 3-door apparatus bay, living quarters, office area, storage, EMS support space, and a fitness room, along with Battalion Chief’s quarters. The facility was designed to include enhanced health and safety standards for the firefighters living in the facility along with traditional fire station features and materials to complement the historic Fountain Square neighborhood.


Size: 14,000 sf
Cost: $3.7M
Completed: 2019
Fountain Square Fire Station outdoor sign
Portable equipment lockers at Fountain Square Fire Station
Fountain Square Fire Station Pole
Fountain Square Fire Station exterior