Save Our Seven event

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David Dunn (center) reminisces with retired Deputy Chief Dennis Atkins in the upstairs living quarters of the former Augusta Fire Station No. 7 on Central Avenue during First Thursday in Midtown on April 4, 2013. Dunn, whose father, David D. H. Dunn, was captain of Station 7 in the 1950s, visited the station for the first time in 54 years on Thursday. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Save our Seven event was held at the former Augusta Fire Station No. 7 on Central Avenue during First Thursday in Midtown on April 4, 2013. Free tours were given of the 100-year-old building. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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A 1924 American LaFrance is displayed at the former Augusta Fire Station No. 7 on Central Avenue during First Thursday in Midtown on April 4, 2013. Free tours were given of the 100-year-old building. The station was the first motorized station in the City of Augusta, moving away from horse-drawn fire trucks. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Sgt. Matt Snyder, of Engine Company 11, looks at a 1963 Mack Engine at the Save our Seven event that was held at the former Augusta Fire Station No. 7 on Central Avenue during First Thursday in Midtown on April 4, 2013. Free tours were given of the 100-year-old building. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Firefighters' helmets hang on pegs at the former Augusta Fire Station No. 7 at the Save our Seven event that was held during First Thursday in Midtown on April 4, 2013. Free tours were given of the 100-year-old building. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Lt. Joey Smith talks about the station's history during the Save our Seven event that was held at the former Augusta Fire Station No. 7 on Central Avenue during First Thursday in Midtown on April 4, 2013. Free tours were given of the 100-year-old building. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Save our Seven event was held at the former Augusta Fire Station No. 7 on Central Avenue during First Thursday in Midtown on April 4, 2013. Free tours were given of the 100-year-old building. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Save our Seven event was held at the former Augusta Fire Station No. 7 on Central Avenue during First Thursday in Midtown on April 4, 2013. Free tours were given of the 100-year-old building. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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A 1924 American LaFrance is displayed at the former Augusta Fire Station No. 7 on Central Avenue during First Thursday in Midtown on April 4, 2013. Free tours were given of the 100-year-old building. The station was the first motorized station in the City of Augusta, moving away from horse-drawn fire trucks. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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A 1924 American LaFrance is displayed at the former Augusta Fire Station No. 7 on Central Avenue during First Thursday in Midtown on April 4, 2013. Free tours were given of the 100-year-old building. The station was the first motorized station in the City of Augusta, moving away from horse-drawn fire trucks. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The original lockers are intact at the former Augusta Fire Station No. 7. The Save our Seven event was held during First Thursday in Midtown on April 4, 2013. Free tours were given of the 100-year-old building. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Save our Seven event was held at the former Augusta Fire Station No. 7 on Central Avenue during First Thursday in Midtown on April 4, 2013. Free tours were given of the 100-year-old building. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Save our Seven event was held at the former Augusta Fire Station No. 7 on Central Avenue during First Thursday in Midtown on April 4, 2013. Free tours were given of the 100-year-old building. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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A map of Summerville is displayed on the wall of the former Augusta Fire Station No. 7. The Save our Seven event was held during First Thursday in Midtown on April 4, 2013. Free tours were given of the 100-year-old building. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The original lockers are intact at the former Augusta Fire Station No. 7. The Save our Seven event was held during First Thursday in Midtown on April 4, 2013. Free tours were given of the 100-year-old building. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF

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The Save our Seven event was held at the former Augusta Fire Station No. 7 on Central Avenue during First Thursday in Midtown on April 4, 2013. A free dinner was offered and tours were given of the 100-year-old building. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF. Read the full story here.
 

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