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The Illinois Fire Marshall's Office this week awarded $3-million in grant funding to Illinois Fire Departments and the Latham Fire Protection District is going to purchase air-packs with their $26,000.

 

Dan Hawk is the District's Board of Trustees President and says it is going to be a big boost to their budget.

 

 

The Latham Fire Protection District is seeking to update its fleet. Hawk indicates because new fire engines are expensive, they have their sites set on refurbishing a truck in their five-year plan.

 

 

Additionally in Logan County, the New Holland Fire Protection District received just short of $25,000.

 

The Maroa Countryside Fire Protection District received $26,000 in Macon County. Harristown Fire Protection District received just short of $24,000 and Blue Mound Fire Protection District received $26,000. Argenta-Oreana Fire Protection District received $26,000. 

 

Cisco Fire Protection District in Piatt County received just short of $25,000 while the North Piatt Fire Protection District received just over $25,000. 

 

And Armington Community Fire Protection District in Tazewell County received over just over $15,000. 

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