Cleveland Division of Fire Reopens Downtown Station

For the first time in more than 17 years, there is a fire company dedicated to serving Downtown Cleveland.

Fire Station No. 28 in the Gateway District reopened this week, as a result of City of Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s 2017 enhanced budget.

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Station No. 28 supplements and provides support to Station No. 1, which serves several nearby neighborhoods including Downtown. The reopened station allows neighborhood locations, which formerly supported Station No. 1 to focus on its own communities.

The reopened station was debuted this week in a press conference that included Mayor Jackson, Fire Chief Angelo Calvillo, Councilman Kerry McCormack, Public Safety Director Michael McGrath and others.