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BRFD opens new Wooddale firehouse

3 years 9 months 2 weeks ago August 06, 2013 Aug 6, 2013 Tuesday, August 06 2013 August 06, 2013 9:46 AM in News
Source: Baton Rouge Fire Department
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Firefighters in Baton Rouge held a grand opening today to show off a new firehouse.

The new Fire Station No. 8 replaces the old station on Wooddale Boulevard, which was built in 1950 and then extensively remodeled in 1988. The 8,400-square-foot station cost the city about $2.3 million to build.

The building is one of six new fire stations constructed recently in Baton Rouge.

News 2 investigates what happened with the old buildings left behind this Thursday at 10 p.m. in a special report, "Forgotten Firehouses."

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