Watertown Fire Rescue is hopeful for new east side station in 2023  (Audio)

April 22, 2021
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–When Watertown Fire Rescue delivered their 2020 report to the city council this week, they also touched on a project they hope is in their future.

It’s a new east side fire station that would be the third such station within the city limits.

Assistant Chief Don Rowland says they envision a three-bay station some 8,000 to 10,000 square feet in size…

Rowland says an east side station would improve response times to fires and medical emergencies, and he touched on how the station might be paid for…

A site for a third fire station remains under review.