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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue celebrates new Station 70 in Raleigh Hills

SUBMITTED PHOTO - Capt. Patrick Fale (left) and firefighter/paramedic Will Coker staff TVF&R's new Station 70.Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters will offer tours this Saturday while celebrating the opening of the new Station 70 in Raleigh Hills.

The open house is from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 14 at the station, 8299 S.W. Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy. A brief ceremony is planned at 2:15.

The community celebration also will include an ice cream social for everyone and fire safety house activities for children.

Station 70 is a new type of station, just a fifth the size of typical stations and staffed by a two-person medic crew only during the busiest hours.

Read our previous coverage of Station 70.