Pooler to provide fire services for new Amazon fulfillment center

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POOLER, Ga. (WTOC) – The new Amazon fulfillment center may not be in Pooler, but when the property was deannexed from the city more than five years ago they did maintain some responsibility for the site.

“As part of that deannexation we remained the fire provider, fire protective provider for it,” said Pooler Fire Chief Wade Simmons.

A service that does come at a price, just not to the residents of Pooler.

“Nobody in the City of Pooler is going to pay any additional money for this. We’ll negotiate a fire protection fee with the provider that’s going out there and we’ll service them for that,” Chief Simmons says.

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