The Pekin Insurance Agency in Clinton presented the Clinton Fire Department with a check for $2000 Thursday morning at the Clinton Fire Station.
Owner Jay Peterson says he learned of the department's efforts to raise money for their training facility and felt it would be a worthwhile cause to get behind. He adds the community is fortunate to have a quality and active department to serve them.
Scott Martin, President of the Pekin Insurance Agency applauds Peterson and his staff for getting involved. He says it is important for their agency to active and involved in the communities they serve.
Captain David Dallas says the fundraising efforts are going to their training facility on Cain Street. He says it's a work in progress right now but it is going to be a huge asset for the area.
Dallas says the facility is three shipping containers that will mimic a housing structure they'll be able to train on.