9 Local Fire Departments Getting State Fire Marshal Grants

COLUMBUS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – The State Fire Marshal’s Office will be awarding Fire Department Equipment Grants for 2023 to 154 fire departments across the state, including nine in our immediate area.

The funding is for protective clothing, breathing equipment and more.

In Stark County, the East Sparta, North Lawrence, and Washington and Osnaburg Township departments as well as Wilmot Fire and Rescue and the Sandy Creek Joint Fire District are receiving either $5000 or $10,000.

Three departments in Carroll County were also successful.