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Work Set To Start On New Ventura County Fire Station To Replace Six Decade Old Facility

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Aritist's illustration of new Ventura County Fire Station 20, in Ojai

Work is officially set to start Thursday on a long sought new fire station in Ventura County. The Ventura County Fire Department is getting a new 8,000 square foot complex in Ojai. It will replace a small, outdated facility which is more than 60 years old.

The new station will be at 12000 Santa Paula-Ojai Road, about a half mile west of the current building. The new $7.3 million dollar facility is on a 2.3 acre site.

The plan is to have the complex ready for use by early 2021.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral. 
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