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Illinois American Water distributes grant to Morris fire department

Pictured are (from left) Jeff Wilson, Morris fire captain; Robert Wills, Morris fire deputy chief; Brianna Mooney, Morris firefighter; Tracey Steffes, Morris fire chief; Cody Post, Morris firefighter; Natalee Cedillo with Illinois American Water; and Tom Harrell, supervisor with Illinois American Water.
Pictured are (from left) Jeff Wilson, Morris fire captain; Robert Wills, Morris fire deputy chief; Brianna Mooney, Morris firefighter; Tracey Steffes, Morris fire chief; Cody Post, Morris firefighter; Natalee Cedillo with Illinois American Water; and Tom Harrell, supervisor with Illinois American Water.

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.

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