Williamson County opened a new fire and Emergency Services Station on Monday, bringing the number of stations in the county up to 12.
Station 24, as it is named, is located on 2646 Goose Creek Bypass and will serve will serve the Goose Creek and Columbia Pike area.
At the uncoupling ceremony on Monday morning, Mayor Rogers Anderson, Sheriff Jeff Long and Williamson County Rescue Squad Chief Todd Bowman spoke, dedicating the opening of the station which broke ground in May of last year.
“As our population grows, so does the demands placed upon our first responders and law enforcement officers,” Anderson said. “With the support of our County Commission, Williamson County Government is committed to meeting their needs. This facility is an excellent example of what can be achieved with the collaborative efforts of our emergency responders and I commend the leadership taken by our Public Safety Department, volunteer fire services, Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Medical Services in bringing this station to fruition.”
This station has room for both Emergency Medical Services and Williamson County Volunteer Firefighters to operate, with six bays for different apparatuses. The sheriff’s office has dedicated space for deputies to file paperwork and reports. In addition, the station will have four live-in volunteer firefighters.
“Williamson County is a leader in public safety. Others look to us to see what we are doing. We are continually working together to make the county an even safer place to meet the needs of our growing population,” said Sheriff Jeff Long.
For more information about Williamson County, visit www.williamsoncounty-tn.gov.