Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Milford To Close Two Fire Houses

The Woodmont and Point Beach firehouses will be closed and replaced by a new, larger station farther inland.

The Board of Aldermen approved the consolidation plan, part of a larger capital improvement plan, by a 13-1 vote Monday night.

"All of the firehouses except for headquarters were originally built near the water, because Milford started out as a beach community,'' Minority Leader Phil Vetro, D-4, said Tuesday. "But the residential growth has been to the north and this would better serve the area.


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