NEWARK - The Chestnut Street firehouse in the Ironbound section of Newark has reopened after an 18-month renovation.
The reconstruction saw the removal and reconstruction of more than 90 percent of the firehouse’s interior.
The multimillion-dollar renovation includes a brand new stainless steel kitchen, new personal quarters and new lockers.
One of the the original firehouse lockers from 1919 was restored as a gift.
The Chestnut Street Firehouse will serve as home to Engine Company 27, Ladder Company 4, as well as Newark's Marine Unit.
Move-in day is set for Monday.