Va Agency Doles Out Grants To Fire Departments

June 23, 2012

The Virginia Department of Forestry has awarded more than $191,000 in grants to 122 volunteer fire departments across the state.

Ranging in size from $250 to $2,500, the grants will be used to buy items such as protective equipment, communications gear, water tanks, specialty tools and training materials.

The department says a total of 145 fire departments had applied for grants. The requests totaled $735,000.

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