Miami-Dade County has remodeled and reopened a fire station after serious mold problems, reports NBC Miami.
The fire department posted to Facebook, “Miami-Dade Fire Rescue cut the ribbon officially opening the new Station 29 in the City of Sweetwater. Fire Chief Alan Cominsky was joined by Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine-Cava, Commissioners Jose “Pepe” Diaz and Oliver Gilbert and Sweetwater Mayor Orlando Lopez for the occasion proclaiming the two-story, 11,248 square-foot firehouse open for business. The Cuban American Veterans Association presented Station 29 with two flags, one of which was raised for the opening by Firefighters Jorge Gonzalez and Michael Ellis, both military veterans. Ladder 29, Rescue 29 and Battalion 12 will respond from the new firehouse with a total of eight uniformed personnel, 24/7. Station 29 is dedicated to the memory of retired Firefighter Juan Torga.”