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New Addition to Firehall Another Step in Martinsburg VFD Growth

The Martinsburg Volunteer Fire Company is getting set to show off the new addition to its fire hall with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 26, at noon.

Construction on the addition, which added three truck bays, a chief's office, and a lounge area, marks the first major upgrade to the building since its dedication nearly 50 years ago.

History of Growth

When the Martinsburg Volunteer Fire Company organized in 1892, as the Martinsburg Hose Brigade, its first home was a blacksmith shop on East Allegheny Street. Throughout the years, as the population of Martinsburg and surrounding to...


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