USDA Awards $100,000 To Ashley Fire Protection District

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development approved a grant of $66,000 and a loan of $34,000 for the Ashley Fire Protection District under the Community Facilities Direct Loans and Grants Program.

This investment will be used to purchase a newer pumper fire truck to enable the Ashley Fire Department to adequately serve and protect the residents of Ashley and Venturia, McIntosh County. The Ashley Fire Protection District also provided $20,000 to pay for the needed upgraded fire protection equipment.