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USDA-RD Rural Development Invests $3 Million to Construct Rose Hill FD

Name
Robert Kerns
City
Raleigh
Release Date
May 23, 2022

ROSE HILL, N.C., May 23, 2022 – USDA Rural Development State Director Reginald Speight participated in an announcement ceremony for the new fire station in Rose Hill today. 
Rural Development is investing $3 million to construct a new fire station for the town of Rose Hill.

The new 14 thousand square foot facility will include:

•           Five apparatus bays for emergency service vehicles

•           Training room

•           Bunk quarters

•           Offices

•           Residential kitchen

“As Rose Hill grows so does the obligation of its first responders,” said Speight. “USDA is standing beside this community to assist with its growth. Our investment into this municipality will help equip them to answer the call when the time comes.”

Background

Under the Biden-Harris Administration, Rural Development provides loans and grants to help expand economic opportunities, create jobs and improve the quality of life for millions of Americans in rural areas. This assistance supports infrastructure improvements; business development; housing; community facilities such as schools, public safety and health care; and high-speed internet access in rural, Tribal and high-poverty areas. For more information, visit www.rd.usda.gov. If you’d like to subscribe to USDA Rural Development updates, visit our GovDelivery subscriber page.

USDA touches the lives of all Americans each day in so many positive ways. Under the Biden-Harris Administration, USDA is transforming America’s food system with a greater focus on more resilient local and regional food production, promoting competition and fairer markets for all producers, ensuring access to safe, healthy and nutritious food in all communities, building new markets and streams of income for farmers and producers using climate-smart food and forestry practices, making historic investments in infrastructure and clean energy capabilities in rural America, and committing to equity across the Department by removing systemic barriers and building a workforce more representative of America. To learn more, visit www.usda.gov.

 

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