Braselton to celebrate groundbreaking for new fire station

Braselton will begin construction soon on the West Jackson Fire Station #2. (Courtesy Town of Braselton)

The Braselton Public Facilities Authority and the West Jackson Fire Board will celebrate the groundbreaking of the West Jackson Fire Station #2 at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3 at 1875 Ednaville Road in Braselton.

While all social distancing protocols will be in place, city leaders and the fire board plan to take a photo with the engineer/architects and contractors.

The organizations plan to have a more celebratory event when the building is complete and a ribbon cutting can be conducted.

The West Jackson Fire District is approximately 30 square miles and covers Braselton (inside Jackson County), Hoschton and parts of unincorporated Jackson County.