Station No. 1
No. 1 Dedicated Today
Dateline: August 25, 2000
By Ann Zeise
Brand new Fire Station No. 1 was dedicated today to the first
Milpitas Fire Chief, Joseph Smith. Mayor Henry Manayan and other
town dignitaries cut the ribbon and the doors to the new station
opened. It was designed by RRM Design Group architect, Mary McGrath.
The station is located at 777 South Main St., Milpitas, California.
Bill Weisgerber, Fire Chief, opens the dedication, welcoming
the Joseph Smith family seated in front of him, the City Council
members, Mayor Henry Manayan and County Supervisor Pete McHugh
to his right, and Fire Department managers from all over Santa
The widow and family of Milpitas' first Fire Chief, Joseph
R. Smith, admire the plaque unveiled by Mayor Henry Manayan.
Boy Scout Troop 164 performed the flag ceremony
Tour Fire Station No. 1
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See also: City
of Milpitas Fire Department
What fire station would be complete without a shiny, brass
pole to slide down?
Architect Mary McGrath, RRM Design Group