Come one, come all to the grand opening of Rural Metro Fire Station 36, 7615 Norman Jack Lane off Emory Road behind O’Reilly Auto Parts. Open house is 10:30 a.m. until 7 p.m. today (March 14) with the ribbon-cutting at 10:15 a.m. Mayor Glenn Jacobs is expected to attend.
This is a new, additional fire hall to serve North Knox County. The existing Halls and Powell stations will remain open.
A chili cook-off will occur from 11:30 to 1:30. The open house with tours and refreshments will continue until 7 p.m.
Captain Jeff Bagwell said parking will be available off-site at Tennova Health & Fitness Center with a shuttle provided. Everyone is invited.