Dell Fire Department receives grant

Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Kimberly James with the East Arkansas RC&D Council presents $2,436 to Dell Fire Chief Marvin Quick. (photo provided)

The Dell Fire Department received a Rural Fire Protection Program grant Wednesday, Jan. 11, in the amount of $2436.

Grants totaling $175,000 were distributed among 83 fire stations in Arkansas. Funds are used for water supply equipment, communications equipment and items to support medical responses.

Program funding is through Act 864 of the Arkansas legislature. Funds are transferred through the Arkansas Soil and Water Conservation Commission and are administered by the Arkansas Association of Resource Conservation and Development Councils.

The goal of the Rural Fire Protection Program is to assist Arkansas fire departments as the strive to protect life and property. The check was presented to the Dell Fire Department by the East Arkansas RC&D Council, Inc.

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