WHO: Mayor Karen Weaver, Chief Ray Barton, Flint Fire Department
WHAT: Grand Re-Opening of Fire Station #8
WHEN: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 12:00 p.m.
WHERE: Fire Station #8 202 E. Atherton Rd. Flint
DETAILS: City of Flint officials are pleased to announce that Flint Fire Station #8 will officially re-open this month. The department is able to re-open the station after being awarded grants, including the Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) grant, to hire additional staff and purchase equipment. Members of the Flint community are invited to tour Fire Station #8, Tuesday, August 29, and have lunch with Flint firefighters. Children can also tour the Fire Safety House. In addition, firefighters from Station #8, will canvass the area and install smoke alarms in homes that need one. For more information contact: Sgt. Carrie Edwards at (810) 762-7336 ext. 5225.