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Committee, council approves land purchase for fire dept.

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) -

The Paragould Fire Committee and City Council approved a land purchase for a new fire station.

According to Paragould Fire Chief Kevin Lang, the council approved a purchase of 14 acres of land on Highway 49 north of Orscheln Farm & Home.

Lang said the fire department has outgrown Station No. 1 which they moved into in the 1990s.

That building houses the administrative offices and most of the equipment.

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