Ala. depts. receives Forestry grant

15 volunteer fire departments will split almost $9,000 in funds


By Mark Ledbetter
The Daily Home

TALLADEGA COUNTY, Ala. — Alabama Sen. Jerry Fielding assisted Talladega County Forestry Specialist Phillip Horne with the distribution of $8,665 grant funds to Talladega County’s 15 volunteer fire departments Thursday night at the 911/EMA center on Alabama Highway 21.

The grant was awarded by the Rural Community Fire Protection (RCFP) Division, a division of the Alabama Forestry Commission dedicated to rural fire protection services.

According to information provided by the Forestry Commission the RCFP is “designed to strengthen the working relationship between the Alabama Forestry Commission and the volunteer fire service.”

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