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San Francisco mayor celebrates new fire station

By Han Shasha (People's Daily Online)

14:44, March 29, 2013

Mayor Edwin M. Lee makes speech on the ceremony of celebrating the new Fire Station One on Mar. 28, 2013. (People’s Daily Online/Mu Li)

San Francisco, March 28 (People’s Daily Online) --Mayor Edwin M. Lee today cut the ribbon on the new Fire Station One, located at 935 Folsom Street in the South of Market neighborhood, which is the first new San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD) fire station in more than forty years.

“Investing in our City’s public safety infrastructure is critical to providing unparalleled services to residents in need 24 hours a day and being prepared for any emergency or disaster response,” said Mayor Lee.

The new 15,136 square foot SFFD fire house integrates a variety of simple strategies to reduce resource consumption and provide healthy living spaces. The new Fire Station One is part of the City’s plan to rebuild San Francisco’s aging public infrastructure and to protect the safety of its residents.

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