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.