NLFR Awarded OSFM Volunteer Fire Department Fund Grant

OSFMNorth Lenoir Fire & Rescue was awarded with a Volunteer Fire Department Fund Grant by the NC Office of the State Fire Marshal in the amount of $14,380.50. The Volunteer Fire Department Fund was created to financially assist fire departments with the purchase of equipment and capital expenditures. Each year, the NC OSFM awards more than 12 million dollars in grants to fire and rescue organizations across our state. Chief Brian Wade accepted the award from the OSFM. The money will be used to purchase 10 sets of new turnout gear, and must be matched dollar-for-dollar.