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New Jonesboro fire station ready for operation

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – The newest weapon in fighting fires in Jonesboro was dedicated on Thursday.

A ceremony was held at 9:00a Thursday morning to show off Jonesboro Fire Station #4.  The station is located at 3909 Harrisburg Road.  According to Fire Chief Kevin Miller, the new station marks the completion of phase three in the city's four-phase plan to upgrade the fire department's protection.

Chief Miller says, "As, we've experienced over the last two decades the city has grown tremendously in certain areas.  So, the best way to provide that protection is to build your stations close to that area so you can provide a faster response."

The fourth phase is the construction of a new fire department in the Valley View area.

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