Banks Fire District, Buxton, COMMUNITY

Work begins on new fire station near Buxton

Banks Fire Chief Rodney Linz and Banks Fire District board members start the ceremonial groundbreaking. Photo: Banks Fire District 13

BUXTON - Banks Fire District 13 board members, fire chief Rodney Linz, and other community members and those involved in the district turned the first few ceremonial shovels of dirt at the future home of the Hornshuh Creek Station, located along Highway 26 in Buxton on Wednesday, October 9.

The land the building will sit on — located between Fischer Road and the Oregon Department of Transportation property in Manning — was donated by the Horshuh family, who agreed to donate the land on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in honor of their parents, Carol and Fred Hornshuh, staunch supporters of the district. 

Fred Hornshuh served on the Banks Fire District Budget Committee, and their son, Captain Mark Hornshuh, has been a firefighter and . . .

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