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City Council approves second fire station on Capitol Landing Road, renovations to existing station

City Council approves second fire station on Capitol Landing Road, renovations to existing station

A new fire station on Capitol Landing Road and renovations to the existing station on Lafayette Street were unanimously approved by Williamsburg City Council Thursday.

Council members agreed that locating a second city fire station along Capitol Landing Road would improve emergency response times throughout the city and reduce an already-heavy workload on firefighters at the existing city fire station.

Of the $11 million in general obligation bonds earmarked for these projects, about $5,945,500 will go toward the construction of the new Capitol Landing Road fire station, according to a presentation given to council by Fire Chief Pat Dent, while $5,239,260 will pay for...

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