Firefighter training center approved in Minn.
The training center will cost $6 million and span 5 acres
By Jim Anderson
The Star Tribune
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. — A facility to help east metro emergency workers improve skills won last-minute funding.
Almost lost in the angst and rancor leading to last month's state budget compromise was approval of a $500 million bonding bill — a bill that includes $3 million for a firefighter training center in Maplewood that will serve Washington and Ramsey counties.
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