Jonesboro fire station holds ribbon cutting

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)- The city of Jonesboro just get some added protection. Fire Station #2 on Nettleton is officially open.

A "hose cutting" ceremony was held Monday afternoon followed by a tour of the new facility.

The station will house five firefighters, which will inlcude three on an engine company and two on a ladder company.

Jonesboro Fire Chief Leonard Jadrich says, "It's realigning the stations so that we get better coverage, better protection coverage for the citizens."

Fire Station #2 has taken a little over a year to complete.

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