Local Fire Departments Benefit From Grants

Some area communities will benefit from grants to help improve fire protection.

The Cone Company and Fireman's Fund Insurance Company presented checks to three area fire departments.

Snowdoun, Pintlala and South Montgomery received more than five thousand dollars each. The money will be used to purchase a variety of new rescue gear and other life saving firefighting equipment.

The Prattville Fire Department will also receive 10 thousand dollars. The total grant is worth more than 26 thousand dollars.