50 year old sub fire station gets makeover

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MCALLEN, Texas – The city of McAllen is celebrating the grand opening of their newly remodeled Sub Fire Station No. 2.

The city hosting a ceremony in honor of the remodeled station. The new station is nearly double in size as the old one and will house one reserve engine company and will be home to a crew
of three to five fire fighters. The old No. 2 station had been in service for 50 years.

Chief Rafael Balderas, “It was to the point where we needed to upgrade the station. The new fire trucks could not fit into the old fire station. That’s how old and antiquated it was.”

The chief also adding the new space will allow for newer equipment and a more comfortable setting for the crew that operates there.

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