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Long-Awaited New Fire Station In Laois Town Almost A Reality

There have been calls for an upgrade since the early 2000s.

A new, long-awaited fire station for one Laois town is almost a reality.

Part 8 planning permission has been approved for the new facility on the junction between Cork Road and Main Street, Stradbally - meaning construction can start as soon as capital funding is secured.

Local councillor Paschal McEvoy has been campaigning for a new building for one of the busiest stations in the county for the last eight years.

The Fianna Fáil rep says the current structure is falling down around them:

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