Local fire departments are grant recipients

The Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) recently announced the recipients of the 2022 Small Equipment Grant Program. A total of $2.5 million was awarded to 104 fire departments/districts and EMS providers across the state. The program was established to provide grants of up to $26,000 each for the purchase of small firefighting and ambulance equipment.

For more on the grants, please see this week’s print edition.