Hattiesburg city officials and first responders gathered at Fire Station #9 to celebrate the new station’s opening, reports WDAM 7.
The fire department posted to Facebook, “Today was a good day to cut the hose on Fire Station #9! Fire Station #9 is located at the intersection of Hwy 49 North and Irby Road and will service North Hattiesburg. The station is approximately 10,000 square feet, accommodates two fire trucks (ladder and pumper) and a battalion chief truck. It sleeps eight with room for growth and expansion if needed.A lot of people made today possible, and we’re grateful to be equipped with a state-of-the-art facility to serve the citizens of Hattiesburg along this commercial corridor.”