Companies Receive Grants to Help Fight Wildfires
August 6, 2020
In recognition of the service and sacrifice of volunteer firefighters throughout Pennsylvania, the Wolf Administration on July 21 announced $591,975 in new funding to help rural communities guard against the threat of wildfires in the state’s forests and other undeveloped areas.
Recently approved grants for area fire companies include:
• Geeseytown Community Fire Company, Hollidaysburg, $1,839
• Williamsburg Volunteer Fire Company Number 1, $5,000
“Weather can be friend or foe in our wildfire prevention and suppression efforts, but DCNR has no stronger ally – especially during...