6 Volunteer Fire Departments Receive Grants

  • Friday, June 21, 2024

The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance and Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office held a luncheon at Chattanooga State Friday to present grant monies to six Volunteer Fire Departments in Hamilton County. The fire services who were awarded the fire and/or rescue grant include the following:

Chattanooga-Hamilton County Rescue – Rescue Grant monies ($12,870.34) will be used to purchase new cliff/cave rescue items to replace “aging” rope, pulleys, rope hardware and backpacks

Dallas Bay Volunteer Fire Department – Fire Grant monies ($46,800) will be used to purchase air packs for fire personnel

Mowbray Volunteer Fire Department – Rescue Grant monies ($17, 356) will be used to purchase Swiftwater Rescue dry/wet suits, gloves and flashlight

Sale Creek Volunteer Fire Department – Fire Grant monies ($54, 405.15) will be used to purchase upgrading air packs for fire personnel

Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department – Rescue Grant monies ($8,174) will be used to purchase a HURST Strong arm – powerful tool used to lift, cut, spread and breach doors with ease

Waldens Ridge Emergency Service – Fire Grant monies ($12,500) will be used to purchase thermal imaging cameras to replace “aging” thermal imaging cameras

Hamilton County Office of Emergency Management congratulates all the volunteer fire services and appreciative to all our fire and rescue personnel who volunteer their time to protect lives and property daily.

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