Ribbon Cutting, Open House April 2 At New Antioch Fire Station

A ribbon cutting ceremony and open house will take place Saturday, April 2nd at the new Antioch Fire Department.

The ribbon cutting will take place at 2:00pm followed by an open house lasting until 5:00pm.

The new 13,600 square foot fire station features five drive-thru bays, a classroom, administration offices, kitchen, sleeping quarters, and restrooms.

The new Antioch fire station is located at 10668 NC Highway 42 East, Middlesex.

The rural department was started in 1961 by a group of volunteers at their original location on Highway 39 North.

State and local officials will be on hand for Saturday’s event. The public is invited.