WASHINGTON (WTVA) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency is giving thousands of dollars to help four local fire departments.
The largest amount is $163,017 to the Elliott Volunteer Fire Department in Grenada. That cash will be used to buy fire vehicles.
Iuka will receive $143,857 to go toward operations and safety equipment.
Columbus is getting $96,284 to pay for personal training equipment.
FEMA has awarded the New Site Volunteer Fire Department $24,725 for operations and safety equipment as well.
All this money is part of more than $5 million in FEMA grants being given to Mississippi fire departments.
- Four local fire departments getting federal money
- Two local communities get federal money for improvements
- Two local water systems getting federal money for improvements
- Local fire department to receive funds
- Alcorn County increases money for volunteer fire departments
- Mississippi receiving federal highway money after floods
- Local drug court gets $850K federal grant
- Local farmers appointed to federal soybean board
- Mississippi State using federal money to plan new road
- Ecru Fire Department investigates abandoned trailer fire