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Representative Brian Baldridge Announces Forestry Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant Recipients

Volunteer Fire Departments in Adams, Scioto Counties Awarded State Dollars
May 2, 2019
Brian Baldridge News

COLUMBUS—State Representative Brian Baldridge (R-Winchester) today announced that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Forestry recently approved grant funding for projects for volunteer fire departments in rural parts of Southern Ohio.

“As a Southern Ohio volunteer firefighter, I can personally attest to how helpful and critical it is to have a responsive partner on the state level to help our departments with much needed funding support,” said Rep. Baldridge. “I want to express my gratitude to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for working hand in hand with our local volunteer fire departments throughout the entire grant process.”

Department

County

VFA Grant Award

Item

Peebles Fire Department

Adams

$10,000.00

FFP conversion

Scott Township Fire Department

Adams

$2,860.00

MARCS

Franklin Township Fire Department

Adams

$2,006.96

MARCS / tools

Winchester Community Fire Department

Adams

$4,969.45

MARCS / tools

Rubyville Volunteer Fire Department

Scioto

$9,885.50

UTV / slip-in

Rosemount Fire Department

Scioto

$7,263.00

PPE, MARCS

A total of $36,984 has been granted to six volunteer fire departments across Adams and Scioto Counties. The funding is designed to equip local fire departments with additional dollars to maintain service and operational needs.