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A $2 million, fire-safety upgrade at Garden Terrace

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WENATCHEE — Garden Terrace should be a safer place to live in about 10 months.

The 145-unit facility, home to low-income senior citizens, is getting a new fire alarm system. Every room at the Fifth and Emerson streets complex is getting a fire suppression system.

Work on the $2 million project — which also includes double pane windows, cabinets, heating and kitchen upgrades — began in earnest this week.

Prompting the upgrades was a fatal fire March 15, 2010, which…

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