April 11, 2021


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Progress getting produced on Hattiesburg Fire Station #9

a group of people standing in front of a building: Hattiesburg city officials tour the site for Fire Station #9 on U.S. Highway 49 North.

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Hattiesburg town officers tour the website for Hearth Station #9 on U.S. Freeway 49 North.

HATTIESBURG, Miss out on. (WDAM) – The metropolis of Hattiesburg broke ground on Hearth Station #9 final 12 months and is making development with the develop.

The station is positioned on U.S. Freeway 49 North at Irby Street. It functions two massive bays for hearth vehicles and further room for a battalion pickup truck.

There are 8 bedrooms, with just one additional place that could purpose as a ninth bed room. The station is just below 10,000 sq. feet full with office room, a kitchen area, a widespread spot and truck bays for the Fireplace Department. It even residences a sub-station for the law enforcement department to assistance provide the location.


Mayor Toby Barker claimed the new station will reward the northern component of the town.

“Well, 1, you are heading to have more rapidly reaction instances, notably in the north element of Hattiesburg,” Barker explained. “Right now, if there was a fire up this way or a car incident, station 4, which is off the bypass, would have to answer to it. This will carry response occasions down below 5 minutes in all of north Hattiesburg.”

The station is expected to be finish in late April or early May well. The hearth department is at present using programs for its next firefighter course of 2021.

The class will enhance the force and support workers the new station this spring. People fascinated in applying can find out much more on the Hattiesburg Fireplace Division Fb page and at the metropolis of Hattiesburg application web site.

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