Somersworth (NH) Breaks Ground on New $9 Million Fire Station

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Ground was broken on Tuesday (Sept. 14) for a new $9 million fire station for the Somersworth (NH) Fire Department, according to a story published by Foster’s Daily Democrat.

According to the newspaper, the new station will replace one that was built in 1976 using the help of the local high school trade school students and has some deficiencies.

The new station will be built on the current site and the existing building 8,100 square foot building as the new 18,281-square-foot fire station is constructed and occupied in phases, according to the newspaper, that added the plan is to keep the fire station operational as the new building is constructed.

The new five-bay station will have an operational wing, an administration wing, a main lobby as well as a wing for private space for firefighters including locker room, kitchen, a day room and bunks as well as space for proper gear storage, according to the newspaper which reported completion is expected in early 2023.

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