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Memphis leaders break ground on new Fire Station 43 in Whitehaven

Memphis City leaders broke ground Friday on a new fire station that will serve Whitehaven. Construction on Fire Station 43 is expected to take about a year.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – Memphis City leaders broke ground Friday on a new firestation that will serve Whitehaven. Construction on Fire Station 43 is expectedto take about a year.

When it is complete, the two-story facility will havean extra multi-purpose room that can be used for training and communitymeetings.

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said the fire station isjust of many new facilities being built in neighborhoods across Memphis.