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New Fire Station Going Up

(LaPorte, IN) - Construction of a new fire station in La Porte is well underway.

The building is at the former state highway grounds on Daytona St.

off E. Lincolnway.

The new fire station will replace the one just east of there near Wall Mart.

Fire Chief Andy Snyder says construction is several weeks ahead of schedule and on


The fire station is costing about two million dollars.

Snyder says the current station being replaced is more than 50 years old and cramped.

The property is being sold to a developer with proceeds of about $500,000 going toward

construction of the new fire station.

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