SFES, city leaders to break ground on new station

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah Fire and Emergency Services officials and city leaders on Tuesday will mark the groundbreaking of the new SFES Station 11.  

Savannah Fire Chief Charles G. Middleton, Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson, interim City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney, 6th District Alderman Tony Thomas and other officials will take part in the groundbreaking ceremony.

The new $1.65 million station will be at the northeast corner of Mohawk St. and Apache Ave. The 1.14-acre site will be home to a new 9,000-square-foot fire station that will replace the current Mohawk St. station located on the southeast corner of Mohawk St. and Middleground Road.

The new station will include two apparatus bays, sleeping quarters, common areas, restrooms and showers, office space, an equipment shop with a compressor room and gear cleaning and storage areas, according to the SFES.

The building is expected to be finished by the end of March 2011.

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