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Reeve Denny Garratt points out the plaque made in honour of the Royal couple, after whom the fire station was named. Those who attended the Cambridge Hall Grand Opening enjoyed tours of the hall and fire and its search & rescue equipment, a ribbon cutting ceremony, a community barbecue, interactive demonstrations, and games and children’s activities. This station, the first of its kind in our region, is a joint facility, housing both the Lesser Slave Search & Rescue and Regional Fire Service. Cambridge Hall Grand Opening Celebration The MD and the Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service recently celebrated the Grand Opening of Cambridge Hall, Fire Station No. 2. 12 THE MD OF LESSER SLAVE RIVER MILESTONES | October 2013 This brand new fire station serves the Southshore community and surrounding area. In recent years, the area has been served by a temporary fire station following the loss of the former Widewater Station to the 2011 wildfires. The 7,800 square foot station houses three double drive through bays and features a hose tower, Search and Rescue, a tanker, firetruck, SAR boat, air trailer, sprinkler trailer, and off road machines. The fire station was named in honour of the visit made to our region by the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge in 2011. This station, the first of its kind in our region, is a joint facility, housing both the Lesser Slave Search & Rescue and Regional Fire Service. Both agencies have come together to ensure that a seamless level of protection is provided to residents of the Lesser Slave River community. MD124.CA