Area fire and rescue companies will receive money in the form of grants from the Office of the State Fire Commissioner (OFSC).
According to the OFSC web site, the COVID-19 Crisis Fire, Rescue, and EMS Grant is designed to provide “much needed financial assistance to first responders who have found it difficult to keep their operations running due to COVID-19.”
Among those receiving the grant in Jefferson County are the Reynoldsville Volunteer Fire Department, which will receive $23,562, and the Sykesville Fire Department, which will receive $24,647. The Sykesville Ambulance Service will receive $14,591.
The complete list can be found on the OFSC web site.