Sherbrooke fire station to rise from the ashes

Photo: Gordon Lambie
Gordon Lambie
Staff Writer

The City of Sherbrooke broke ground on the new building for the Jacques-¬Denault fire station in Rock Forest on Thursday afternoon. The new facility will replace the structure that burned to the ground during the ice storm in late December 2003, at a cost of $2.6 million.

“It is bit of a paradoxical situation, to have the building of those who fight fires burn down,” said Mayor Bernard Sévigny, “it was a very difficult situation and I must tip my hat to the professionalism of the firefighters of Sherbrooke for the way they handled things.

Read the full article in Friday's Record.