Powerball winner builds new fire station for his community

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Cindy and Mark Hill / picture courtesy of Missouri Lottery

CAMDEN POINT, Mo. — A  Powerball winner who won nearly $200 million back in 2012  has given back to his community by building a new fire station.

Mark Hill had the Camden Point Volunteer Fire Station built to house both the fire and ambulance service for the Camden Point community.

Hill credits firefighters with saving his father’s life several years back and said he wanted to “pay them back.”

The new station is 100 percent concrete, complete with radiant heating in the training room floors and space to expand for future additions.

Hill told local media that he was just proud to be a part of this building project and is glad that there is an ambulance service that will be manned 24 -7 for the town of 500.

“We’re very, very blessed and we don’t take it lightly that we’ve been given this beautiful structure to maintain on behalf of the community,” Camden Point Fire District Board member Steve Folck said of the new station which will be officially dedicated July 16.