Glencoe Fire Department Receives Grant for New Equipment
A local fire department will soon be able to purchase new equipment after receiving a grant from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. According to District Four Congressman Robert Aderholt, grant money in the amount of $42,000 has been awarded to the Glencoe Fire Department to purchase new self-contained breathing equipment.
The City of Glencoe will also pay $2,000 in matching funds for the new gear. The main goal of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program is to enhance the safety of the public and firefighters by providing direct financial assistance to enhance the efficiency of emergency personnel operations.