New Kent breaks ground on new fire station

New Kent county officials and New Kent Fire-RescueFire Chief Rick Opett broke ground on the site for the new fire station Tuesday morning.

Fire station five, in Talleysville, will be adjacent to the New Kent Visitor’s Center.

The construction of the new station will begin soon, the Board of Supervisors approved a construction contract for the station with Henderson Inc. for $2,518,692 at their July 23 meeting.

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