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Area Counties Receive Fire and Police Equipment Grants



Several area police and fire departments are the recipients of grants from the Indiana Homeland Security Foundation.

400-thousand dollars in awards were given to 112 recipients in 62 counties.

The Washington Fire Department was awarded over 38-hundred dollars for extrication equipment.

The Elnora-Elmore Township Volunteer Fire Department was awarded four thousand dollars for three sets of turnout gear.

The Odon Police Department was awarded four thousand dollars for radios.

And, the Montgomery Fire Department was awarded over 38-hundred dollars for adapter fittings, a low level strainer, and a ball intake valve.

In Martin County, the Loogootee Fire Department was awarded over 39-hundred dollars for fire hoses and nozzles.

In Pike County, the Petersburg Fire Department was awarded four thousand dollars for turnout gear.

Lockhart Township of Pike County was awarded four thousand dollars for handheld radio equipment.

In Gibson County, the Columbia Township Volunteer Fire Department was awarded four thousand dollars for fire hoses.

The Oakland City Fire Department was awarded four thousand dollars for radios.

The Town of Patoka Fire Department was awarded over 18-hundred dollars for an automated external defibrillator, medical kit, and an oxygen delivery kit.

The Patoka Police Department was awarded over 18-hundred dollars for an automated external defibrillator, medical kit, oxygen delivery kit, and a case.

In Greene County, the Center Township Volunteer Fire Department was awarded 38-hundred dollars for fire hoses.

The Richland-Taylor Township Volunteer Fire Department was awarded two thousand dollars for nozzles.

And in Sullivan County, the Sullivan County Ambulance Service was awarded three thousand dollars for ventilator hook-ups and an infrared printer.