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Construction begins on Katrina-damaged Gulfport fire station

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Construction has finally started on a new fire station in Gulfport.

The steel frame is going up on Station Seven on Cowan Road. The building is just a few hundred feet from the structure that was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.

The $2 million project is scheduled to be finished by late May. The firefighters are currently working out of Station Four on East Railroad.

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