Area Fire Departments Awarded Grants

Several area fire departments have been awarded grants.

The Volunteer Fire Assistance grants are through the Iowa DNR’s Forestry Section’s Fire Program, in cooperation with the US Forest Service. The 50-percent cost-sharing grants will help rural fire departments to aid in their efforts in protecting Iowans and their property from wildfires.

Area fire departments that received funding include Manchester, Anamosa, Centralia/Peosta, Delaware, Delhi, Elkader, Independence, Littleport and Strawberry Point.