The Golder Ranch Fire District has opened a new fire station in Oro Valley.

The 7,200-square-foot facility is located at 10475 N. La Cañada Drive, behind the Walgreens’ at Lambert Lane.

Construction of the new facility cost $3 million. A four-person team will work at the firehouse.

The station is ornamented with a series of tile mosaics made by Oro Valley artist Matthew Moutafis.

Golder Ranch Fire District serves residents in a 195-square-mile area that spans Oro Valley, Catalina, SaddleBrooke and parts of Pima County.

More than 50,000 people live in the Golder Ranch coverage area.

A grand opening pancake breakfast is planned at the station for Aug. 16, at 9 a.m.

For more information, contact John Sullivan at 818-1017.

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