Lincoln Township Fire Department in Walkerton Receives Federal Grant

The Lincoln Township Volunteer Fire Department in Walkerton is the recipient of a $684,864 Operations and Safety grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.

Congressman Joe Donnelly made the announcement and he thanked the fire department for their tireless effort in protecting the community and for their dedicated service.

Assistance to Firefighters Grants are intended to enhance the ability of fire departments to protect the safety of both the public and first-responders. The grants are awarded through a competitive grant process.