Approximate Dollar Amount of Equipment Given to Date
Austin County EMS
Austin County EMS is the Sole 911 Provider to the citizens of Austin County and the visitors within. They cover all 663 square miles of Austin County and deliver top-quality Patient Care with Professionalism, Compassion and Dedication. They received a used EMS cot donated to BHB by Dayton Children’s Hospital.
A $3,000 piece of equipment
Phillipsburg Fire Department
Located in Southwest Ohio, Phillipsburg is a town of approximately 500 people. Phillipsburg Fire Department is where Brothers Helping Brothers started. Phillipsburg Fire Department received 25 new helmets which replaces all their helmets that have been out of date by NFPA standards.
Over $8,000 worth of equipment
Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Department
Located near near the Indiana, Illinois Border off of I-74, Hillsboro VFD is a small department that provides coverage to the town of Hillsboro and Cain Township. Operating with less than $20,000 a year and 22 volunteers, Hillsboro VFD makes due with what they can afford. Hillsboro VFD’s newest engine was purchased in 1990. We are proud to help support Hillsboro VFD by upgrading there Thermal Imaging Camera which replaces a camera over a decade old.
Over $6,000 worth of equipment
Pigeon Roost Volunteer Fire Department
Located in Eastern Kentucky in the heart of coal country of Kentucky, Pigeon Roost VFD is a small department that provides coverage to approximately 75 square miles of territory. Operating with less than $25,000 a year and 26 volunteers, Pigeon Roost VFD makes due with what they can afford. We are proud to help support Pigeon Roost VFD by adding 6 used Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) with spare cylinders, 1 used Rapid Intervention Team SCBA pack, and 1 Positive Pressure Ventilation Fan to their department’s inventory. This will replace 2 older SCBAs and allow more firefighters to have SCBAs during fire attack.
Over $14,000 worth of equipment
Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department
Washington Township is a small rural VFD. Their operating budget comes from fish drys, gun bash , grocery raffle. And donations. Their current SCBA are survivair, which was handed down to us, when the power station, in the jurisdiction was closed down. The funds they had set back to update equipment had to be put into their engine, due to an accident. Washington Township received 11 used MSA SCBA units with 29 used cylinders!
Over $13,000 worth of equipment
Chapmanville, West Virginia
Chapmanville Volunteer Fire Department
Chapmanville, West Virginia is a in the heart of coal country. Chapmanville has 30 all volunteer firefighters and covers a population 10,500 in 95 square miles. Chapmanville will be receiving a new Task Force Tips Blitz Fire Ground Monitor and three Fire Falcon Hooks. This piece of equipment allows the firefighter to direct large amounts of water on a structure fire away from the engine and can utilized with one firefighter.
Over $5,500 worth of equipment
Lasker, North Carolina
Lasker Volunteer Fire Department
Lasker, North Carolina is a mostly agricultural community in one of the poorest counties in North Carolina. Lasker has 22 all volunteer firefighters and covers a population 1,500 in 6 square miles. Lasker recieved one haligan bar, two axes, and two cordless reciprocating saws.
$1,000 worth of equipment
Madison Township, Clark County, Ohio
Madison Township Fire Department
Madison Township received 1200 feet of used 5 inch large diameter supply hose. Madison Township is a farming and manufacturing community, that covers 40 square miles around South Charleston, Ohio. They run 620 calls per year with a staff of 20 volunteers.