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Falls Village fire trucks have a home

Dave Seney, left, Tim Downs and Curt Mechare cut the ribbon at the dedication of the Emergency Services Center on Route 7 in Falls Village on Sunday, Sept. 10. It took 21 years to complete the center, so there was much to celebrate on Sunday. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — Andrea Downs, the vice president of the Falls Village Volunteer Fire Department, said she recently came across the minutes of a meeting at which it was decided to go ahead with building a new firehouse.

That meeting was held in April 1996.

“It only took 21 years!”

Downs was speaking at the dedication of the new Emergency Services Center on Route 7 on Sunday, Sept. 10.

Fire Chief Tim Downs said, “We finally have all our equipment in one building.”

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