Dayton, OH, April 6, 2016– Jefferson Township Fire Department is pleased to announce it has received a grant from Brothers Helping Brothers. This grant will support the yearly training of firefighters and citizens in CPR skills.
“With this acquisition, the Jefferson Township Fire Department will be able to maintain the CPR skills of not only the department members, but also be able to conduct CPR training for any individual wishing to be CPR certified” say Battalion Chief Chad McInturff.
Brothers Helping Brothers helps small and rural fire departments obtain critical tools and equipment through their grant program. Brothers Helping Brothers received these CPR mannequins as a donation to their mission, and according to Co-Executive Director Nick Magoteaux, “It’s only natural to find and help a local department who needs these vital training props.”
“We have helped a couple of departments so far in our existence, but we always want to help our own local firefighters first and foremost” says Co-Executive Director Nick Magoteaux.
Brothers Helping Brothers awards grants through a competitive application and review process. If interested in applying for a Brothers Helping Brothers grant, please visit their website and print of an application under grant request. Grants are rewarded on a rolling basis throughout the year.
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About Jefferson Township Fire Department
The Jefferson Township Fire Department is a municipally owned fire department located in Montgomery County, Ohio. We serve a population of 6,700 full time residents in an area of 25.7 square miles. We also have two highways in our jurisdiction with traffic flow of approximately 30,000 vehicles per day. We operate three engines, one rescue engine, and two ambulances out of four firehouses. We run approximately 1500 calls for service per year with approximately 80% of that volume being EMS. We also have one of the first community paramedicine programs in Ohio.
About Brothers Helping Brothers
Brothers Helping Brothers is a Dayton based, firefighter non-profit. Brothers Helping Brothers provides equipment grants to small and rural fire departments nationwide. Founded in 2014, Brothers Helping Brothers is a firefighter charity formed by firefighter to help other firefighters. Though the support of its donors and volunteers, Brothers Helping Brothers is able to put critical tools and equipment into the hands of the firefighters who need it the most. For more information, visit www.brothershelpingbrothers.org.
If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Nick Magoteaux at 937-999-1355 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.