Oyster Bay to get satellite fire station

2016-03-10 06:00

OYSTER Bay is set to boast its own satellite fire station in the near future.

Some R1 million has been set aside on the current capital budget to build a satellite staion at Oyster Bay later this year in a bid to improve the response time to call-outs from the Oyster Bay area.

According to Kouga Municipal Spokesperson, Laura-Leigh Randall, the station will be approximately 134 square metres in size, and will consist of a control room, engine room, recreational area, kitchen, reception area, an office and ablution facilities.

According to Randall, the tender for the construction of a satellite fire station was recently advertised. “The closing date for tenders is March 31, 2016,” says Randall.

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