The Stewartsville-Chamblissburg Volunteer Fire Department received a donation from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation. Five sets of firefighting turnout gear were donated to the fire department. The gear is worth more than $11,000.
Here is the press release from the/zimmerman/agency.
Yesterday, Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation donated five sets of firefighting turnout gear worth more than $11,000 to the Stewartsville-Chamblissburg Volunteer Fire Department.
The donated gear will provide firefighters with a safe uniform during training operations and life-threatening emergency situations.
Despite drastic funding cuts and 5,000+ firefighters losing their job, the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has donated more than $3.5 million to public safety entities in 275 communities across the nation since 2005.