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☷ Williamsburg Virginia - City of Williamsburg Breaks Ground on New Fire Station
Williamsburg , state Virginia ( By Press Release office)
The City of Williamsburg broke ground on its new fire station on Friday , April 22 , 2022 .
Friday’s groundbreaking ceremony marked the start of the construction phase of the $14 . 5 million project to build a 31 , 000 - square - foot fire station where the old one previously stood , 440 N . Boundary St .
The ceremony featured remarks from Mayor Douglas G . Pons , Interim Fire Chief Larry Snyder , and Williamsburg Volunteer Fire Department President David Stansbury .
“The Williamsburg Fire Station is a community building . The safety of our residents , visitors , and , through our mutual aid agreement with the counties , Greater Williamsburg , is always our top priority , ” Mayor Pons said . “A state - of - the - art facility in the heart of downtown Williamsburg provides our Fire and EMS personnel with the equipment and accommodations they deserve , and in turn helps us ensure the safety of this community . ”
State Sen . Monty Mason and Del . Amanda Batten , as well as all five members of City Council , were in attendance .
Demolition of the former fire station began on Feb . 28 , 2022 , and concluded in early March . David A . Nice Builders and architectural firms Guernsey - Tingle Architects and Stewart - Cooper - Newell Architects are the design - build team for this project . The new station is slated to open in the summer of 2023 .
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