Built in 1983 and located at 4849 NE Loop 820, Fire Station #3 was the first fire station of its kind in the country. Since its opening, the dual use overhead water storage/fire station has received a great deal of attention and has been duplicated in several other cities across the country. Station #3 is 4,500 square feet and stands 134 feet high. This station responds to approximately 1,100 calls per year. The station can house up to four personnel per shift.