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Horicon Regional Center

The purchase of land and construction of a new fire training facility in the Moraine Park District will help meet the current demand for firefighters and paramedics at the 50+ fire departments in our region.


  • Located on Highway 33, between Beaver Dam and Horicon.
  • The 28-acre lot will house the College’s new:
    • 17,937-square-foot building for lab and instructional space.
    • 3,500-square-foot fire training tower.
  • Facilities will allow:
    • Live fire conditions.
    • Burning with props.
    • Controlled fire situations at a lower-risk training experience.


  • Will serve as a central learning space for firefighters and paramedics at the 50+ fire departments in the region.
  • The new associate degree program, Fire Protection Technician, will begin in the spring of 2024.
    • Includes Fire and EMT certifications.
  • Has space for other programs or classes, helping to meet extended employer needs district-wide.

Updated Renderings:

horicon regional center exterior


  • Groundbreaking scheduled for late September.
  • Mike Koenig Construction Co., Inc. will serve as the lead contractor.
  • Call for Bids due Monday, August 7.
  • Land on Highway 33, between Horicon and Highway 26, was purchased in June 2023.
  • Design – completed
  • Negotiations for land purchase and developer agreement with City of Horicon – now through mid-April
  • State Board final approval for land purchase and entire project – March 2023
  • District Board final approval – April 2023
  • Building construction, fire tower installation, and infrastructure work – July 2023 to June 2024
  • Open – Fall 2024