Fire department plans 100th anniversary celebration

On Oct. 7, 1912, City Ordinance 1089 was signed to create a modern, full-time Jefferson City Fire Department.

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One hundred years later, the city is planning to commemorate that event with a full weekend of activities.

“We’ve been planning this for over a year and we’re really excited about the support we’ve received,” said Fire Department Capt. Tim Young.

Events begin Oct. 4, with a 7 p.m. gala at the Capitol Plaza Hotel. Bob Priddy from the Missourinet will be guest speaker.


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