In 1962 there was the need for a second station in Clay Township. The land was purchased and Clay Station 2 was built at 18355 Auten Road.
In 1998 Station 2 was remodeled for more space which has provided the firehouse:
New living quarters
Additional space for St. Joseph County Fire Dispatch Center
In 2007 the community building was remodeled for classrooms and the Clay Fire Command Training Center.
In 2008 the area behind the station was converted to house the Clay Fire Training Grounds.
December 2014, St. Joseph County Fire Dispatch Center relocated in preparation to join the St. Joseph County Communications Consortium.
January 2015, Operation Center was established in the old dispatch center.
In 2013 the building was renamed Station 22.
Located at 18355 Auten Road, Clay Station 22 covers approximately 10 square miles. The response area for this district is Laurel Rd to the West; Gumwood Road to the East; the Michigan State Line to the North; and Darden Road to the South.
Housed at Station 22 This facility can accommodate up to (12) 24-hour firefighters, 6 apparatus bays, Fire Department Administrative offices, and houses the following: