The new $2 million Vestal Volunteer Emergency Squad complex won't become operational until later this year.

Construction work on the headquarters facility started on the Vestal Parkway just west of the Route 26 interchange started nearly a year ago.

Emergency squad chief Jerry Schultz had expected the project would be completed by December.

Various factors have pushed back the opening of the complex, including delays in the delivery of construction materials.

The new Vestal Volunteer Emergency Squad building is located next door to the town library. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)
The new Vestal Volunteer Emergency Squad building is located next door to the town library. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)
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Todd Allis, the squad's assistant chief of operations, says the facility won't be operational for "at least of couple of months."

Most of the construction work has been wrapped up but work is continuing on the remaining details of the project.

The Vestal ambulance squad has operated out of a former community center in Twin Orchards since 1976.

The new facility will include sleeping quarters, a kitchen, a meeting room and space to house emergency vehicles.

A Vestal Volunteer Emergency Squad vehicle on a call on January 10, 2022. Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News
A Vestal Volunteer Emergency Squad vehicle on a call on January 10, 2022. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)
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