BGSU will open new firefighter training center in Piqua

Bowling Green State University (BGSU) plans to open a new firefighter training center in Piqua this fall, the Dayton Daily News reports. BGSU “entered into a three-year agreement” with the city to use the former water treatment plant that closed last fall, the article reports. Bricker & Eckler LLP assisted Piqua with the structure of that agreement. Assistant city manager and economic development director Justin Sommer “believes the center will become something of a regional center for all of southwest Ohio,” and said the project is “huge” for the city because it will drive traffic to local businesses. Sommer said training sessions “typically include anywhere from 60 to 500 people.” For more, read the full article

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