Fire­house Subs awards grant to fire­fight­ers

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - - COUNTY BY COUNTY - DAVID IBATA FOR THE AJC

The Fire­house Subs Pub­lic Safety Foun­da­tion has awarded a $15,561 grant to the Forsyth County Fire Depart­ment to pur­chase ad­di­tional res­cue equip­ment, the county an­nounced.

The grant will be used to pur­chase 75 rapid-res­cuer per­sonal flota­tion de­vices and 45 stan­dard res­cue bags, of­fi­cials said. The Forsyth Board of Com­mis­sion­ers ap­proved ac­cept­ing the award at its Aug 21 work ses­sion.

“Withall of the ac­cess to wa­ter re­cre­ation ar­eas we have in Forsyth, we knew that it would be good for our depart­ment to have ad­di­tional rapid res­cuer per­sonal flota­tion de­vices for our first re­spon­ders,” said Forsyth County Fire Di­vi­sion Chief Ja­son Shivers.

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