Yuma Fire Department holds grand opening for new fire station
Story by 13 On Your Side Newsroom
YUMA, Ariz. (13 On Your Side) - Firefighters invite the public to celebrate the grand opening of Fire Station 1, which was recently rebuilt to allow them to respond to emergencies faster and keep up with the growing community.
Yuma Fire Department firefighters have been working out of the new station since mid-March.
Public Information Officer Mike Erfert tells 13 On Your Side the new station is equipped with the latest technology.
It replaces the old fire station, which was built in 1958 and was encountering some engineering and structural problems.
The ceremony kicks off at 7:00 pm tonight at 352 South Third Avenue.
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