Summit Fire & EMS "asking for patience" as growing town of Silverthorne still without fire station

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It was always the plan to build a fire station in Silverthorne, but not necessarily right now. "This has been a lightning rod issue here just in recent weeks and we understand that. Fortunately, we are not sensing this is an adversarial thing, everyone is striving to do the same thing. Let's get a fire station built and staffed here," Steve Lipsher with Summit Fire & EMS said Wednesday. Residents have been vocal about their disappointment in a lack of a station. It's enough that Summit Fire and EMS is searching for ways to expedite their three-to-five-year plan into an "oh shoot, we gotta build next year" plan. Read more ...