GJFD celebrates milestone

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The Grand Junction Fire Department celebrated its 125th anniversary with a lunch and awards ceremony today.

The Grand Junction Fire Department celebrated its 125th anniversary of “Protecting People and Property” with a private lunch and awards ceremony today in the plaza at Fire Station 1.

Earlier in July, a proclamation was made by the Grand Junction City Council commemorating the fire department’s milestone.

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