Local fire departments are recent grant recipients

The Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) on Oct. 6 announced the recipients of the one-time Illinois Fire Department COVID-19 Relief Grant. A total of 36 Illinois Fire Departments will receive over $316,000 thousand dollars in funding.

Local grant recipients were: Prairie du Rocher Community Fire Department for $15,000; and Tilden Fire Department for $7,160.

For more information on this grant, please see this week’s print edition.