Clipped From The Independent-Record
Decision may come soon on site of new fire station The Helena City Commission probably will he asked to decide on ,i final location for an east side fire station at its morning me cling Monday, Sept, lb. And if o decision on thB static a site comes soon, It will be 10 years after Ihe city purchscd a parcel of land for a station al Ninth and HoberUs. For the past six months, members of the Fire station Location Project Team, have been conducting a study to determine the best possible location for an east side staliun, and also lo determine if the present fire station should be left where It is or should be relocated. -The study roviewsed 11 possible combinations of one, tow and lin e a stations, and -based on the amount' of fire ■ protection coverage offered to city residents, is expected to recommend retaining the present fire station at ils location, and building a new station near the Interstate 15 CapiJP Interchange. According lo the committee members, this will adequately Eerve present city residents, plus be a good location in view of expected eastward expansion by the city.