The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.
Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .
Wed Jul 13, 2016
Hillsborough County, Florida firefighters battled a 3-alarm fire at a Thonotosassa business that may have been sparked by lightning.
The blaze broke out around 8:30 p.m. Monday at Lightning RV Supply. Highway 301 was shut down north of Fowler Avenue, so fire crews could battle the blaze.
Things calmed down significantly by 11 p.m. But, firefighters had to be extremely cautious because of what's inside.
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