The city of Lorain has announced the opening of the brand new east side Fire Station 4 located at 2410 Garfield Blvd.
An open house for the public to tour the new station will take place from 10 a.m. until noon, Nov. 9, according to a news release from the city of Lorain.
The new station, with an approximate cost of $850,000, houses one engine and up to four firefighters, the release.
The sandstone and the bell at the new station are from the former 100-year-old Fire Station 4 which was located on Idaho Avenue.
The new building will better accommodate the larger, modern fire engine and other fire equipment, and has a gear room, a living area, separate bedroom areas, office space, a workout area and a tornado safe room, the release said.
“Funds from the fire levy were used to build this brand new station,” said Lorain Mayor Joe Koziura.