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By Lee Hughes
Staff Reporter 

Fire District 3 dedicates first fully-staffed station


Last updated 7/3/2019 at 8:03am

Spokane County Fire District 3 achieved a major milestone in its 74-year history on Monday with the first raising of the American flag over its newly renovated Station 33 in Four Lakes.

“We’ll be staffing it 24/7, 365 days a year,” District 3 Battalion Chief Tom Brunke said. “And we will aid them with volunteers on-shift.”

One of 10 fire stations in the sprawling district’s 565 square mile area of responsibility, it’s the first-ever fulltime fire house, called a combination station because it will be continually staffed by both career and volunteer firefighters.

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