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Volunteer Fire Department Transfers Ownership of Fire Station #32 to Cherokee County

Attending the transfer of Station #32 to Cherokee County were (left to right); Jack Tuszynski, Vice President of HFVFD, Tim Crossland, former Fire Chief of HFVFD, Tim Prather, Cherokee County Fire Chief, Larry Berry, a charter member who served for 40 years until his retirement last year and Mark Cornelius, President of the HFVFD.
Attending the transfer of Station #32 to Cherokee County were (left to right); Jack Tuszynski, Vice President of HFVFD, Tim Crossland, former Fire Chief of HFVFD, Tim Prather, Cherokee County Fire Chief, Larry Berry, a charter member who served for 40 years until his retirement last year and Mark Cornelius, President of the HFVFD. (click image for slideshow)
January 16, 2018 | Representatives with the Board of Trustees of the former Hickory Flat Volunteer Fire Department transferred ownership of Fire Station 32, located at 3644 Sugar Pike Road, to Cherokee County last Friday. During ceremonies held at 4PM last Friday, members of the board of the volunteer fire department met with Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, at the station for brief ceremony. According to Jack Tuszynski, Vice President of the board, “After careful thought and consideration by the Board of Trustees of the former Hickory Flat Volunteer Fire Department, currently the Hickory Flat Volunteer Fire Division of the Cherokee County Volunteers, acting in good faith as stewards of the community, we will be transferring ownership of Station 32 and the parcel of property on which it rests to Cherokee County. ... (read complete story)

Hickory Flat Fire Station #32 was one of three fire stations constructed in the Hickory Flat community.
Hickory Flat Fire Station #32 was one of three fire stations constructed in the Hickory Flat community.
Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather (seated left) and Mark Cornelius (seated right) sign the paperwork as Larry Berry and Tim Crossland look on.
Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather (seated left) and Mark Cornelius (seated right) sign the paperwork as Larry Berry and Tim Crossland look on.
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