Archive for August 22nd, 2020

Plainfield Fire Protection District news

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The Plainfield Fire Protection District is pleased to announce that we received a grant through the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant in the amount of $361,454.55 for the purchase of new self contained breathing apparatus that firefighters wear while fighting fires. The fire district is required to add $36,145.45 towards the purchase for a total amount of $397,600. The grant funds will be used to purchase 56 SCBA units which are lighter weight, have increased air capacity, and with advancements in technology, have a better overall design to enhance firefighter safety. The fire district is grateful to be awarded this grant.

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As seen around … Chicago

From Ryan Lee:

Former Chicago Fire Boat Fred A. Busse

Ryan Lee photo

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New tanker for the Union Fire Protection District (more)

The new tanker for the Union FPD has arrived

Freightliner/Midwest tanker for the Union FPD

Michael Paige photo

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