Approximate Dollar Amount of Equipment Given to Date
Winona Fire Department
The Winona Fire Department, in Columbiana County, Ohio, responds to a 33 square mile rural community of about 4,700 with some seasonal increases in population. The area is residential and agricultural with many small businesses. The response area covers portions of two local school districts and includes Kent State University – Salem Campus, and Allegheny Wesleyan College. We are proud to present them a used EMS cot and fastening system donated to BHB by Reading, Ohio Fire Department.
Approximately $4,000 worth of equipment
Smithers, West Virginia
Smithers Fire Department
The Smithers Fire Department is located in Smithers, West Virginia. Located along the Kanawha river, south of the capital, Charleston. Smithers Fire Department serves approximately a population of 1,100 people and works very closely with Montgomery, West Virginia. We are proud to present them a used EMS cot donated to BHB by Ohio Medical Transport.
A $3,000 piece of equipment
Columbus Zoo & Aquarium EMS
The Columbus Zoo EMS is a state recognized, non-transporting EMS agency. They provide advanced medical care to the staff and guest at both the Columbus Zoo and Zoombezi Bay water park. We are proud to present them a used EMS cot donated to BHB by Ohio Medical Transport.
A $3,000 piece of equipment
Witt Volunteer Fire Department
The Witt Volunteer Fire Department serves the city of Witt with a population of 3,250 and 142 square miles. They operate with 29 volunteers and a $24,000 budget. We are proud to upgrade their equipment by granting 5 Firefighting Helmets, 5 Firefighting Boots, and 5 Firefighting gloves.
Over $2,300 worth of equipment
Vicco-Sassafras Volunteer Fire Department
The Vicco-Sassafras Volunteer Fire Department serves the city of Vicco while covering Knotty, Perry and Letcher Counties in Kentucky. They serve a population of 8,000 and 25 square miles. They operate with 18 volunteers and a $30,000 budget. We are proud to upgrade their equipment by granting 8 Handheld Rescue Tools, 3 Axes and Halligans, 8 Personal Escape Bags, and 8 Rescue Strap Kits.
Over $2,500 worth of equipment
Boston Mountain Fire Department
Boston Mountain is an extremely rural community in Northwest Arkansas. Serving a total population of 6,000 residents, Boston Mountain cover a total of 220 square miles. They operate with a budget of $90,000 and 18 volunteers. We are proud to upgrade their current equipment by granting 12 Firefighter Flashlights, 12 Firefighting Hood, and 12 Firefighting Gloves.
Over $4,400 worth of equipment
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 piece 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.