Friday, January 23, 2009

Ground has been broken for the new station 9 and 5 combo.

Captain Bedwell was put in charge of the chairs for yesterdays ground breaking ceremony for our new station. This is the beginning of a consolidation of stations 5 and 9 and will be located at 20th / Orange Ave. NW. Our new home will have a Police sub-station and a community room for the public as well. It will reportedly house and Engine, Ladder, Medic and Battalion. Rhett has an article as well as a link to the Roanoke Times coverage over on his site Pictured above is the boys from C-shift at the new site (from left to right..Coon, Tyrone, Opie, Bug and Wheezy).

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