Built in 2008, fire station 17 is located in the Town of Tradition. The area is a mix of residential and commercial, but also serves a large agricultural area. The response area extends north to St. Lucie West Blvd, East to California Blvd, south to St Lucie-Martin County line and West to Range Line Road. The area includes multiple residential communities, several large shopping centers, restaurants, banks, gas stations, hotels, a large commercial warehouse district, a large senior living community, the Cleveland Clinic Tradition Hospital, Florida State Veterans’ Nursing Home, and Florida Center of Innovation. Also in the response area are Palm Pointe Educational Research School and Renaissance Charter School, Station 17 is part of a dual response special operations team that also responds to all special operations calls in the county.