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Open house Saturday for renovated fire station in Auburn

Post by Steve Maynard / The News Tribune on Jan. 26, 2011 at 3:23 pm with No Comments »
January 26, 2011 3:42 pm

Valley Regional Fire Authority will have an open house for a renovated fire station in Auburn Saturday.

The event, including displays, demonstrations and refreshments, will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at remodeled Station 32 at 1951 R St. S.E., Auburn.

Children can try on firefighter gear, build their own firetrucks, tour through a fire engine and medical aid car, and meet “Sparky” the fire dog and “Pluggie” the fire hydrant robot.

Adults can try out a thermal-imaging camera, obtain a blood pressure or blood sugar check, tour the station and obtain home safety information.

A rededication ceremony will take place at noon. Money to remodel Station 32 was part of a capital funding projects measure that voters approved in February 2008.

The Valley Regional Fire Authority serves Auburn, Algona, Pacific and King County Fire District 31.

For more information, visit www.vrfa.org or call 253-288-5800.

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