The Aurora Fire Department will host a two-day Grand Opening Celebration this weekend for its newest fire station.
A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be held on Friday, February 23 at 10:30 a.m. for Fire Station 7, located at 824 Kenilworth Place. Tours will be given until 1 p.m. and refreshments will be served while supplies last.
On Saturday, February 24, a Public Open House will be held on site from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Replacing the former station that was built in 1957, the new Fire Station 7 is a state-of-the-art 10,325 sq. ft. facility.
The 3-bay station has such auxiliary spaces as a watch room, conference room, storage rooms, workshop and fitness area. The living areas include officers’ quarters, bunk rooms, kitchen area, dining area and day room area.