A groundbreaking ceremony for a fire station to be built this year to replace an inadequate facility in North Fork is planned for today at 11 a.m.
County, tribal and nonprofit officials are set to meet at 33400 Douglas Ranger Station Road, which is the site of an old sawmill where the North Fork Volunteer Fire Station will be built.
The North Fork Community Development Council donated a 2.6-acre parcel for the project. North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians gave a $496,000 grant for the project and Madera County contributed $400,000.
A contract finalized this month bound Lasater Construction Company of San Diego County to build the station...