News release from Bladen County Emergency Services:
Residents of the Rowan Community of Bladen County will be able to sleep a bit easier with a new Fire District being established. County officials are in the process of organizing the New District is obtaining the required building, equipment, and vehicles as required by the Office of the State Fire Marshall for it to be recognized as a Fire Station. The New Station has obtained assistance from Kelly Volunteer Fire Department, the Bladen County Fire Marshall’s office and support of several local organizations, including the DuPont Fayetteville Works. Fayetteville Works, located on Highway 87, sold one if its older fire trucks to Bladen County at the minimal cost of $1.