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Photo of Dick Friedlander of Pettis County Fire District explains that his department was started with VFA monies and how it is necessary to have the funding for things like wildland fire trucks.
Dick Friedlander of Pettis County Fire District explains that his department was started with VFA monies and how it is necessary to have the funding for things like wildland fire trucks.

Photo of wildfire control equipment purchased with VFA monies is displayed in the rear of a converted FEPP vehicle at the Perryville Fire Department.
Photo of wildfire control equipment purchased with VFA monies is displayed in the rear of a converted FEPP vehicle at the Perryville Fire Department.

Photo of a dry (non-pressurized) hydrants, VFA funds were used to installed this equipment.
VFA funds were used to install dry (non-pressurized) hydrants. The result is homeowners sve at least 14% on their homeowners insurance.

 

 

Photo of SCBA's - self-contained breathing apparatus - are vital pieces of equipment, these were purchased with VFA funds.
SCBA's - selfcontained breathing apparatus - are vital pieces of equipment, these were purchased with VFA funds.

Photo of Joe Auffert of Howell County Fire District displays a leaf blower purchased with VFA monies.
Joe Auffert shows off a leaf blower purchased with VFA monies. This equipment can replace up to 5 people in constructing a fireline in wooded areas. Located at the Howell fire District.

Photo of the strike team.
This strike team can more effectively do initial attack because they have access to VFA grant funds.