Grant Money Helps Put Out The Fire At Several Stations In Need Of Supplies And Equipment

A number of fire and rescue departments in the east have been awarded with grants.

Pitt, Wilson, Pamlico, Onslow, Beaufort, Pasquotank and Greene counties are just some of the counties in our state who had fire departments awarded grants.

The recognition is a part of the 2009 volunteer fire department fund. Funds will be used to purchase equipment that the fire and rescue teams may need.

The volunteer fire department fund was created in 1988.

Below is a list of some of the fire departments that received grants.

Belhaven Fire and Rescue Department: $17,191.92

Pasquotank-Providence V.F.D., Inc: $16, 742.95

East Nash V.F.D., Inc: $12,065

Grimesland V.F.D., Inc: $8,158.82

Weeksville V.F.D., Inc: $6,397.50

Fort Run Rural Fire & E.M.S. Assoc., Inc: $6,257.50

Hookerton V.F.D. and E.M.S. $5,877.03

Sneads Ferry V.F.D., Inc $4,533.13

Vandemere Fire Department, Inc: $3,655.51

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