Federal grants announced for some western KY fire departments

Federal grants announced for some western KY fire departments

WESTERN KENTUCKY (KFVS) - U.S. representative Ed Whitfield announced four separate operations and safety grants, totaling nearly $200,000 combined.

The four fire departments that will receive grants are:

  • West Marshall Fire Department in Benton - $21,372
  • Richland Volunteer Fire Department in Madisonville - $100,533
  • Grapevine Community Volunteer Fire Department in Madisonville - $4,959
  • Northwest Volunteer Fire Department in Crofton - $61,500

Those awards can be used for professional training, wellness and fitness program equipment, personal protective equipment and supplies that support firefighting.

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