Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
RMG Onlline News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports
Hiawatha Fire Dept receives grant
08/10/2018

(KNZA)--The Kansas Forestry Service has awarded a grant to the Hiawatha Fire Department for radios.

According to a press release, the Department was awarded nearly $5,000 through the Volunteer Fire Assistance Cooperative Fire Protection Program. The grant is 50/50 with the City of Hiawatha providing half the funds.

Two 800 MHz radios will be purchased, which will allow the HFD to communicate more effectively with local and state first response and public safety agencies who use 800 MHz radios.

Fire Chief Ryan Shockley noted “The radios will be an asset to the Department to stay up to date on calls, as no member of the Department utilizes 800 MHz radios”.

The grant was written by retired Fire Chief Gary Shear and Public Relations Officer Jordanne Shockley.

The Department and the City Commission would like to thank the Kansas Forestry Service for the grant.

 

© Many Signals Communications
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Courthouse elevator to be repaired after fire
Three jailed following meth discovery
Contract approved for Nemaha Co NE. jail addition
Contractor Approved for SCC Falls City Learning Center
Two killed in SE Nebraska collision
20th Annual KCA Convention & Trade Show Begins November 9th
NCR-SARE Farmer Rancher Grant Call for Proposals Open
Advance voting begins in Atchison County
KBI investigating Sheriff's employee
Deadline To Appy For Natural Resource Conservation Funds
Click Here For All Stories

©2018 RMGNewsOnlline

Powered by Radio Media Group