McKinney Fire Station No. 9 first to open in 7 years; dedication held Jan. 31


A dedication ceremony for McKinney Fire Department Station No. 9 will take place Jan. 31 at 11 a.m. The station, located at 4900 Summit View Drive, McKinney, is the first new fire station in seven years, according to a press release.

“Our city is growing in leaps and bounds, and we are thankful to be able to meet the growth with top-notch facilities and personnel,” McKinney Fire Chief Daniel Kistner said in the release.

This facility will serve the northwest part of the city, including the Summit View Lake and Heatherwood neighborhoods. It will also serve as a training facility for firefighters throughout the department, Kistner said.

Training at this station includes a rappelling wall and confined-space training.

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Cassidy Ritter
Cassidy graduated from the University of Kansas in 2016 with a degree in Journalism and a double minor in business and global studies. She has worked as a reporter and editor for publications in Kansas, Colorado and Australia. She was hired as senior reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's Plano edition in August 2016. Less than a year later, she took the role of editor for the McKinney edition.
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