City Officials to Hold Grand Re-Opening of Fire Station #8

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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.




About the Author:

Kristin Moore is the Public Information/Communications Director for the City of Flint. She spent years working as a TV news reporter and anchor in and outside of Michigan. A Flint native, Kristin is excited to now be part of the team working to move Flint forward!
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