Ground broken on new Warwick fire station

(WPRI) Officials break ground on new Warwick fire station in Potowomut.

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) – Officials broke ground on a new fire station in Warwick Wednesday morning.

The new, two-bay fire station in the Potowomut section of the city, will include a community meeting room and a police substation.

Mayor Scott Avedisian was joined Wednesday by Fire Chief Edmund Armstrong and Glenn Ahlborg, director of project development for Ahlborg Construction Corp.

Construction on the $2.5 million project is expected to begin within the next two weeks.

The fire station is scheduled to be operational in the fall of 2015.

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