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Published: 11/17/2013 - Updated: 5 months ago


Fire Station No. 1 open house in Sylvania

In a symbolic ceremony that officially marked the opening of the newly constructed Fire Station No. 1 on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, Fire Engine No. 61 was manually pushed into its rightful place on the station’s apparatus floor. More than 150 Sylvania residents gathered for the event. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW.

Maintaining a firefighter tradition, a truck is pushed into Fire Station 1 in Sylvania to mark its opening. From left: Sylvania Township Deputy Chief Mike Froelich, Chief Jeff Kowalski, Deputy Chief Mike Ramm, and firefighter Todd Walters. Driving is firefighter Mike Sobb. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Maintaining a firefighter tradition, a truck is pushed into Fire Station 1 in Sylvania to mark its opening. From left: ...
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Sylvania Township Fire Department deputy chief Mike Ramm, left, gives a tour of the facility. This room is a persona locker room for the firefighters to maintain a second set on firefighting clothes. Listening are Sandi Konz, second from left, and her grandchildren, siblings Taylor Weldele, 7, and Max Weldele, 4. At right is Dan Gustafson. All live in Sylvania. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sylvania Township Fire Department deputy chief Mike Ramm, left, gives a tour of the facility. This room is a persona ...
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Sylvania Township's Fire Station No. 1 hosted an open house to celebrate the recently opened facility. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sylvania Township's Fire Station No. 1 hosted an open house to celebrate the recently opened facility.
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Sliding down the pole is safer than running down a flight of steps to answer an emergency call, firefighters say, but there is a proper technique to making the slide. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sliding down the pole is safer than running down a flight of steps to answer an emergency call, firefighters say,...
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Sliding down the pole is safer than running down a flight of steps to answer an emergency call, firefighters say, but there is a proper technique to making the slide. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sliding down the pole is safer than running down a flight of steps to answer an emergency call, firefighters say,...
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Sylvania Township Fire Department deputy chief Michael Ramm, right, explains to visitors that the table was made from a section of the hardwood floor of the previous station no. 1 by firefighter Jeremy Gillen.  A Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sylvania Township Fire Department deputy chief Michael Ramm, right, explains to visitors that the table was made from a section ...
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One of the end tables made from a section of the hardwood floor of the previous fire station station. Enlarge | Buy This Photo One of the end tables made from a section of the hardwood floor of the previous fire station station.
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Deputy Chief Mike Froelich, left, explains the climate-controlled gear room to former Sylvania Township trustee Bruce Wharram and his wife, Mary, during Sunday’s open house. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Deputy Chief Mike Froelich, left, explains the climate-controlled gear room to former Sylvania Township trustee Bruce Wharram and his ...
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Sliding down the pole is safer than running down a flight of steps to answer an emergency call, firefighters say, but there is a proper technique to making the slide. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sliding down the pole is safer than running down a flight of steps to answer an emergency call, firefighters say,...
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Sylvania Township Fire Department deputy chief Michael Ramm during the open house. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sylvania Township Fire Department deputy chief Michael Ramm during the open house.
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