AUSTIN (KXAN) - One of the oldest fire stations in Austin got a little something special Monday thanks to volunteer Eagle Scouts who installed a flag pole there this Memorial Day.
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Luke Peterman from Austin Eagle Scout's troop 201 helped spearhead the project to erect the 20-foot flag pole.
"It's just a big thank you to everyone and it's just our way for giving back, just giving them the flag pole," Peterman said.
Peterman and several other boys from Eagle Scout Troop 281 installed the new high-tech flag pole at Fire Station Number 2 Monday that is powered with solar energy that lights it's pre-installed LED lights.
"We want to do this for them because they give so much to the community we wanted to give back to them too. Almost every fire station has a flag pole, and it's a tradition, and we just wanted to give that to them," Peterman said.
When asked if the Memorial Day installation was deliberate Peterman said, "Definitely Memorial Day, great day to do it."
The station, located at 506 W. Martin Luther King Boulevard, opened in 1932 and replaced an older station, originally located at 1618 Lavaca.
The firehouse had a Truck and Snorkel Company assigned to it in the past, it currently houses Engine 2 and Battalion 1.
Sub-freezing temperatures are forecast to continue in many areas through Sunday morning. Combined with an overrunning moisture pattern and upper level disturbance, some light freezing drizzle or sleet may form Saturday into Sunday morning.
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Sub-freezing temperatures and an approaching upper level disturbance could combine to produce some patchy freezing drizzle or sleet Saturday and early Sunday morning.