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Homer Fire District receives grant

12/13/2017, 11:53 a.m.
The Northwest Homer Fire Protection District will be purchasing new Personal Protective Gear for firefighters thanks to a grant from ...
(Left to Right) Mike Kezerle, Firefighter; Todd Fonfara, Deputy Chief; Tom Harrell, Illinois American Water; Carl Biller, Firefighter; and Chris Wozniak, Firefighter. Submitted photo

The Northwest Homer Fire Protection District will be purchasing new Personal Protective Gear for firefighters thanks to a grant from Illinois American Water (IAW).

Fire Chief Ken Vrba thanked Illinois American Water during the check presentation. “Northwest Homer Fire Protection District thanks Illinois American Water for their $1000.00 grant used towards the upgrade of a set of firefighter gear.

The IAW 2017 Firefighter Grant Program provides financial assistance to fire and emergency organizations serving communities in its service areas with approximately $75,000 going to 78 Illinois fire departments this year.