Scott City FD receives $31,000 grant for equipment - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Scott City FD receives $31,000 grant for equipment

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SCOTT CITY, MO (KFVS) -

The Scott City Fire Department has received a grant for new equipment.

According to Chief Jay Cassout, the more than $31,000 Assistance to Firefighters Grant will be used to buy personal protective equipment, such as: helmets, boots, gloves, quick hoods, coats and pants. It is a 95/5% match grant.

The nationwide grant was started in 2000.

More than $239,000 has been awarded to the department since 2002 for equipment and training.

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