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Springdale Plans Progress On Station Relocations, Stall On New Station

Posted: July 28, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO JASON IVESTER Firefighter Joe Sabatini ascends a ladder during training Thursday in Springdale.

SPRINGDALE -- City officials originally planned to build three new fire stations with bond money, but only two will be built, because of a lack of money.

By The Numbers

Northwest Arkansas Fire Departments

Fayetteville

7: Fire stations

110: Firefighters including captains and chiefs

78,960: 2013 population estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau

Springdale

6: Fire stations

113: Firefighters including captains and chiefs

75,229: 2013 population estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau

Rogers

7: Fire stations

117: Firefighters including chiefs and captains

60,112: 2013 population estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau

Bentonville

5: Fire stations

74: Firefighters including those for a new station, captains and chiefs

40,167: 2013 population estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau

Source: Staff Report

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