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By Roger Harnack
Whitman County Gazette 

Malden receives $20,000 to help rebuild local Fire Station

 

February 18, 2021

Roger Harnack

Despite the snow on the ground, construction begins in Malden.

MALDEN - Mayor Dan Harwood accepted a $20,000 check Tuesday, Feb. 16, on behalf of the Fire Department.

The donation from the Washington Fire Chiefs Association was presented to the city "no strings attached," organization Executive Director Steve Wright said during a brief ceremony in the temporary City Hall.

"These funds will assist us in rebuilding our Fire Department and Fire Station, along with funds from our insurance and FEMA," Harwood said.

Both the Fire Station and City Hall were destroyed Sept. 7 during the Babb Fire that burned approximately 80% of the structures in town and in n...



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