Fire Station 2-Murdy opened in 1971 and is similar in design and construction to Fire Station 1-Gothard. It is located in the northeast portion of the City and serves the area around Bella Terra Mall, Golden West College, and the San Diego Freeway. This station houses the department's Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) apparatus and equipment.
Its apparatus includes:
Solar chimneys are passive solar ventilation systems. Shafts connect the interior and exterior of the building. The functioning can be improved by glazing and using thermal mass materials. Learn more about solar.