Thursday, October 21, 2021
State Fire Marshal Presents Checks To Local Fire Departments

State Fire Marshal Presents Checks To Local Fire Departments

During Wednesday’s visit to Eastern Carolina, State Fire Marshal Mike Causey presented ceremonial checks to 13 Wayne County volunteer fire departments:

  • Grantham
  • Indian Springs
  • Jordans Chapel
  • Little River
  • Nahunta
  • Oakland
  • Patetown
  • Pikeville-Pleasant Grove
  • Pricetown
  • Saulston
  • Seven Springs Community
  • Smith Chapel
  • Thoroughfare

Causey also presented checks to six volunteer fire departments in Lenoir County:

  • Deep Run
  • Hugo
  • Pink Hill
  • Sand Hill
  • Sandy Bottom
  • Southwood

The total of the ceremonial grant checks presented Wednesday is $335,000.

The matching grants are part of a statewide program that awards nearly $9.9 million to 554 volunteer fire departments.

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