INC NEWS - City Fire Department Hosts Open House for New Fire Station #16
randy at 27beverly.com
Mon Nov 27 21:33:02 EST 2006
>From the City PR Dept.
What: Open House and Dedication Ceremony for Durham Fire
Who: City of Durham Fire Department (DFD)
When: Saturday, December 9, 2006, from 11 a.m. 2 p.m.
Where: Durham Fire Station #16
6303 Farrington Road
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27517
· City of Durham residents and the media are invited to an open
house celebration and dedication ceremony for the new Durham Fire Station
· Durham Fire Station #16 was recently completed in October 2006,
and will house 12 firefighters in three shifts and one fire engine to
provide 24-hour service for the southwestern area of the city.
· Guest speakers at the dedication ceremony include Fire Chief
Bruce T. Pagan and Deputy Fire Chief Barry Yeargan.
· Free hot dogs and hamburgers will be served at the conclusion of
the dedication ceremony. Residents will also be able to tour the new
station, the cab of the stations fire engine and the departments fire
safety trailer. Free blood pressure checks and free smoke alarms will
also be available to event attendees.
· With the completion of Durham Fire Station #16, 15 fire stations
are now strategically located throughout the city and are serving
residents 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week.
About the City of Durham Fire Department
The City of Durham Fire Department (DFD) strives to provide a
cost-effective level of service designed to protect and prevent the loss
of life and property to the citizens of Durham from the adverse effects of
fires, medical emergencies and exposure to dangerous conditions created by
either man or nature. The department offers fire education and
suppression programs; enforces state and city fire codes; investigates
arson and the causes of fires; provides basic training skills to recruits
and in-service personnel and conducts a preventive fire maintenance
program to ensure equipment is dependable and efficient. To learn more
about the DFD, visit the Citys website at
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