Sherbrooke fire station to rise from the ashes

By Gordon Lambie
Sherbrooke fire station to rise from the ashes

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.

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