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Old Del City municipal building will be demolished

The old Del City municipal building will be demolished to make way for a fire station. The structure was built in 1948 but was abandoned when police moved into their new building last year.
by Matt Patterson Modified: April 1, 2013 at 8:33 pm •  Published: April 2, 2013

A new station will be a welcome site for firefighters. Currently the main station is on the edge of town. When a new station is built, it will be a more centralized location and allow fire administration to meet in one building. The fire marshal, inspector and chief now are in separate buildings.

“As far as morning meetings, they have to leave and come up here,” fire Maj. Brandon Pursell said. “We think by consolidating, it will make things more efficient and eliminate some of that disconnect that happens when everyone is at a different spot.”

Edwards said the city also is trying to find a home for the 100,000-gallon water tower at the old police station site. He said the tank would be made available to any individual or municipality that can haul it off.

by Matt Patterson
Matt Patterson has been with The Oklahoman since 2006. Prior to joining the news staff in 2010, Patterson worked in The Oklahoman's sports department for five years. He previously worked at The Lawton Constitution and The Edmond Sun....
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There has been some discussion in the past about modernizing it, but it's in terrible condition.”

Mark Edwards,
City Manager

for Del City


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