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The Stoneville Volunteer Bush fire Brigade in front of the current Stoneville Fire Station.

Stoneville gets a new fire station

Stoneville volunteer firefighters will soon have a new home as work is about to begin on a new state-of-the-art station.

Shire of Mundaring awarded the tender for the new station last month after set backs with funding meant the cost for the new build increased and the out of budget costs had to be taken from the Shire’s Building Accessibility Upgrade program.

But now work is due to begin and the volunteers who use the station couldn’t be happier.

“We are excited and looking forward to the new station as we will have toilets and showers for both male and female firefighters,” Stoneville Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade Lieutenant Lara Churton-Hughes said.

“The new station will provide room for expansion and will have a fully operational radio room which can also be utilised as an incident control centre for any major fire.

“We are really looking forward to having somewhere nice to run our weekly crew training, hold meetings and provide fire permits for our community.”

Ms Churton-Hughes wanted to thank the community for all their support and reassure them the Stoneville fire fighters will be fully operational all summer as a temporary and fully equipped station has been set up on a nearby private property.

“Even though the Stoneville Station is being demolished and is being rebuilt over the next six months, the brigade is 100 per cent operational and is there 100 per cent for the community’s needs,” she said.

The kids won’t be missing out either, with the Stoneville Christmas Santa run still scheduled to go ahead on December 4.

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