Pocahontas-Old Ripley Fire District Receives Grant

The Pocahontas-Old Ripley Fire District is receiving funding through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program in the amount of $23,510 under the Operations and Safety category.

Congressman John Shimkus said, “My staff and I work with fire departments in preparing for this competitive grant program and I am pleased the Pocahontas-Old Ripley District is receiving this funding.”

Operations and Safety projects include professional training, wellness and fitness programs and equipment, personal protective equipment, modifications to facilities, and related supplies.