Fire Hall No. 5 (located at East 54th Avenue and Kerr Street) is being replaced with a new, more efficient structure built to LEED™ Gold standards. The new firehall will include a new training room that supports the community with CPR and first aid courses, blood pressure clinics, and training for volunteer emergency groups. There will also be thirty-one suites of social housing for women-led single parent families. The social housing will be managed by YWCA Metro Vancouver
The Fire Hall No. 5 component will be approximately 13,000 sq. ft. The YWCA housing component will be approximately 33,000 sq. ft. which comprises 31 two- and three-bedroom units and amenity space.