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Grand opening of South Monterey County new fire station 43 in Lockwood

Briana Mathaw

LOCKWOOD, Calif. (KION) - First responders in South Monterey County are working out of a brand new building. The public got their first look at station 43 in Lockwood.

This station will be serving people that live in Lockwood, Bryson, Bradley and all the way up to San Ardo.

“If you get injured out here it’s an hour or two for either King City or Bass Road Place Hospital," said Ricky Pierson, from Monterey County.

For many of the residents in the area they say, this is a much needed resource for the small community and neighborhood.

Station 43 held a grand opening event where people all around Monterey County gathered to celebrate.

“It’s important to have the services here. It's a growing area," said Ricky Pierson, from Monterey County.

This has been in the works for over 20 years and a big donation came from the Patterson's family in honor of Lester Patterson's dad.

 “My dad in the late 1980s helped form the first volunteer fire department," said Lester Patterson, who donated to station.

The volunteer based fire station responds to fires but also medical aid they rely on community for help.

Luckenbach tells me there are now five volunteers in the training process.

The grand opening for the new station was held at noon at 68875 Jolon Road.

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