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.