Laurel Fire Station # 5 now in service - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Laurel Fire Station # 5 now in service

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

The city of Laurel cut the ribbon on its brand new fire station number five Thursday

The fire station is centrally located in North Laurel off of 16th Avenue. Fire Chief Greg King says this is the first fire station to be built in 29 years. King says "We were hoping that we would have gotten in it before Christmas, it would have been like opening up a Christmas present but we are having Christmas in February."

The new station cost around $900,000.

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