August 9, 2015

Successful Grants

Gasper Township, Ohio – Gasper Township Fire Department

Gasper Township is a rural community located in Preble County, Ohio. Mostly a farming community, Gasper Township Fire Department had a need for a grain bin rescue system. This grain bin rescue system not only helps Gasper Township, but is only the second grain bin rescue equipment in the county. Funded by Brothers Helping Brothers and the Preble County Farm Bureau.

 

 

Middle Township, New Jersey – Goshen Volunteer Fire Company

The Goshen Volunteer Fire Company is a small rural fire company located in Cape May County, New Jersey. They respond to everything from structure fires, EMS assists, motor vehicle crashes, to water rescues. Most of their call volume is motor vehicle crashes and agricultural incidents. They also respond to brush fires and fire police incidents. Goshen Volunteer Fire Company covers a great portion of the Delaware Bay. Auto Extrication is about 75% of the company’s calls. They received a 58 piece set of auto extrication stabilization equipment in cooperation with Turtle Plastics.


 

Jefferson Township, Ohio – Volunteer/Part Time Fire Department

The Jefferson Township Fire Department is a municipally owned fire department located in Montgomery County, Ohio. They serve a population of 6,700 full time residents in an area of 25.7 square miles. They also have two highways in our jurisdiction with traffic flow of approximately 30,000 vehicles per day. They operate three engines, one rescue engine, and two ambulances out of four firehouses. They run approximately 1500 calls for service per year with approximately 80% of that volume being EMS. They also have one of the first community paramedicine programs in Ohio. They received CPR manikins to help train their firefighters and community.


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Primrose, Texas – Volunteer Fire Department

Primrose Fire Department covers the northern end of Atascosa County and is a 100% volunteer Fire Department. Primrose is staffed by volunteers and serves their community. Primrose Received a 1500 Gallon Dump Tank.


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Bolar, Virginia – Volunteer Fire Department
A small group of volunteers dedicated to protecting our community, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 4 weeks a month, 12 months a year. Bolar received a light bar and control box for their former military surplus converted brush truck.