Carbondale to Receive Fire Prevention Grant

NEWS RELEASE
City of Carbondale, Illinois
November 29, 2017

CARBONDALE TO RECEIVE FIRE PREVENTION GRANT 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The Carbondale Fire Department has been awarded a $2,135 fire prevention grant by FM Global.

The award will be presented to the Fire Department at Fire Station #2 located at 401 N. Glenview Drive on Tuesday, December 5 at 12:30 p.m. 

The grant will be used to cover the costs of a new Sparky costume. The fire dog is the department’s mascot which is used to assist with fire prevention education and outreach throughout the community.

With fire being the leading cause of property damage worldwide, in the last 40 years, FM Global has contributed millions of dollars in fire prevention grants to fire service organizations around the world. Locally, the company has awarded grants to a number of Illinois-based organizations.

To learn more about FM Global’s Fire Prevention Grant Program and other resources for fire service, visit www.fmglobal.com/fireservice.

If you have questions or would like more information, contact Carbondale Public Relations Officer Amy Fox at (618) 559-1939 or afox@explorecarbondale.com.

 

 
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