Ayden opens new Fire and Rescue substation

AYDEN, N.C. (WNCT) – The new fire substation had their ribbon cutting today dozens gathered to celebrate the newest addition to the community.

This comes after months of planning and local donations and grants.

Due to weather and contractual difficulties the original spring open date was pushed back.

With a new station comes a new fire engine as well. All of the volunteer firemen who will be working through this station are all in close proximity.

Chief Sam Jones described it as neighbors helping neighbors

With this new station, response time for those on the east side of Ayden will be shorter.

Jones said the most significant impact will come to homeowners and their lowered insurance rates.

WNCT-TV 9 On Your Side provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s