SMITHFIELD – Plans for the new Smithfield Fire Station at 321 George Washington Highway have been put on hold again after bids for construction came in too high, according to Fire Chief Robert Seltzer.

Seltzer’s request to rescind requests for proposals for construction of the new station was approved at a March 7 Town Council meeting.

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Well I guess you could drop the public space, scale down the administrative offices, and that way you won't need a second story??

Oh yeah, next time the town shouldn't wait almost three years to put a plan together... I mean after years of debating whether the town needed a station on the other side of town (which they've needed for the last 15 years!!) it shouldn't have taken another 3 years to bring it to reality!!

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