By Paul Schmitt
The Brussels-Union-Gardner Fire Department will break ground on its $2.8 million station projects this Wednesday. A new fire station will be built near the Highway 57 and County C intersection in Brussels while B.U.G’s other station in Gardner will be expanded and remodeled. Fire Chief Curt Vandertie says he is excited to see the five years in the making projects get started.
The groundbreaking ceremonies will happen at noon for the North Station in Gardner and at 1 p.m. for the South Station in Brussels. The plan is for the new facilities to be open in this fall, according to Vandertie.