Downtown Cleveland fire station reopens

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Downtown Cleveland will now benefit from the first fire company focused on serving the area in more than 17 years.

The City of Cleveland is re-opening Fire Station #28 in the Gateway District as a result of the passing of Issue 32, the income tax.

"Issue 32, we voted for it, the people voted for it. This is a tremendous day," said Cleveland Fire Chief Angelo Calvillo.

Station #28 will provide backup support to stations #1 and #4.

The re-opened station allows neighborhood locations, which formerly supported Station#1 to focus on their own communities.

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