Several volunteer fire companies in Blair County will share nearly $15,000 to help guard against the threat of forest fires.
The money is being made available through the Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry and the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The grants will be used to purchase wildfire-suppression equipment and protective clothing.
The Claysburg, Freedom Township, Friendship, Duncansville and Martinsburg Volunteer Fire Departments will each share the money. The Gallitzin Warden and Crew Association based in Duncansville will also be getting $1,000.
More than $505,000 in grants are being awarded statewide to rural communities to help guard against the threat of fires in forests and other undeveloped areas.
Monday July 21st
James B. Huntington, PH.D
Choosing a Lasting Career
The Job-by-Job Outlook for Work's New Age
Work's New Age Blog
Tuesday July 22nd
Wednesday July 23rd
"Weird Al" Yankovic
on his new...
Peavey Electric Guitar
Six-string, lead guitar, with mini-amp, guitar stand
- $100 FIRM
Mark, Altoona SOLD
Saturday July 19th 9am - 4 pm
1108 Holliday Hills Drive, Hollidaysburg
Nice furniture and a few other items
Monday July 14th
Dr. Gabe Mirkin
Dr. Gabe Mirkin on Fitness & Health Facebook page
Dr. Mirkin on Twitter
Tuesday July 15th
Wednesday June 11th
Blair County Strikes Back at Autism