Pa. firehouse price rises $1.2 million over plan
Higher costs for labor, fuel, materials drive up building's expenses
By Mary Klaus
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SWARTA TWP., Pa. — When the Swatara Twp. commissioners voted unanimously in 2005 to consolidate two fire companies and renovate one of their stations, they expected to spend about $1.5 million.
Last year, they voted unanimously to spend $2.4 million to create the Swatara Twp. Volunteer Fire Department firehouse out of what was the Citizens Fire Company of Oberlin.
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