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Lamar County breaks ground on new Fire Department

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -  Lamar County Officials broke ground Thursday afternoon at the future site of Rock Hill Volunteer Fire Department.

The site which is located at the intersection of Deavers Road, Old Highway 11 and Pistol Ridge Road will soon have a 3400 square foot station, with three trucks bays, a day room and sleeping quarters.

Stewart Construction was awarded the $249,656 contract. A Hurricane Katrina Go-Zone grant is funding $162,000.00 of the cost of the station.

Construction on the station is set to begin in August.

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