WOODRIDGE – The Morris Fire Protection & Ambulance District will send a new firefighter for training, thanks to a grant from Illinois American Water.
The IAW 2016 Firefighter Grant Program provides financial assistance to fire and emergency organizations serving communities in its service areas.
This year, approximately $49,600 will be awarded to 62 fire departments. To date, the program has resulted in over 350 grants totaling over $342,000 awarded across the state.
Morris Fire Chief Tracey Steffes thanked Illinois American Water during the check presentation. For information, visit www.amwater.com.