Firefighters Union Moving From Bingo Hall in St. Joseph

By Jonathan Cooper | jcooper@kq2.com

Published 04/28 2014 03:19PM

Updated 04/29 2014 07:42AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The St. Joseph Firefighters Union, Local 77, will soon have a new home.

Firefighters spent the day moving things out of the bingo hall on 4314 South 40th Street on Monday.

The move comes after a steady decline in business and rising maintenence costs. The building's lighting bill alone was more than $2,000 a month.

The union is in the final talks with a western store to sell the building.

While Local 77 looks for a smaller building, they will use the Fire Museum as a temporary home.

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