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Jul 25, 2011

Release Number: 1107-04


Fort Drum Public Affairs

Fort Drum to Dedicate new Fire Station

Media Advisory

Release Number 1107-04

July 22, 2011

Fort Drum Public Affairs


Fort Drum to Dedicate new Fire Station


Fort Drum, NY - Fort Drum will dedicate Fire Station 2 in honor of Garrett W. Loomis on July 26 at 1 p.m.


Garrett W. Loomis was a full-time employee of the Fort Drum Fire Department and an assistant fire chief with Sackets Harbor Volunteer Fire Department. In his volunteer capacity, he responded to a burning silo on a dairy farm in April 2010 and died in the course of fighting that fire.


The new $6.7 million dollar state-of-the-art fire station will be known as the Garrett W. Loomis Fire Station 2. The facility will house fire and emergency vehicles, the fire prevention office and the fire department training division.

Media interested in covering this event should be at the Media Operations Center on Rte 26 no later than 12:30 p.m. For further information regarding this advisory contact Kae Young, Public Affairs, 315-772-5463 or email

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10012 S. Riva Ridge Loop
Fort Drum, New York
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