Illinois American Water distributing grants to 70 fire departments

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ILLINOIS - Nearly six dozen fire departments throughout the state will receive a portion of a $48,000 grant from Illinois American Water.

The money is being provided through Illinois American Water's 2016 Firefighter Grant Program.  Funds will be used to purchase water handling equipment, training materials, protective gear, and more.

We've included a list of the 70 recipients below.  For more information about Illinois American Water, click here.

Northern Illinois:
Des Plaines Fire Department
City of Elmhurst Fire Department
Elgin Fire Department
Homer Township Fire Protection District
Lemont Fire Protection District
Lisle-Woodridge Fire District
Morris Fire Protection & Ambulance District
Mount Prospect Fire Department
Northwest Homer Fire Protection District
Orland Fire Protection District
Oswego Fire Protection District
Plainfield Fire Protection District
Prospect Heights Fire Protection District
Sterling Fire Department
Dana Fire Protection District
Grand Ridge Volunteer Fire Department
Leonore Volunteer Fire Department
Long Point Comm Volunteer Fire Protection District
Reading Volunteer Fire Department
Streator Fire Department

Central Illinois:
Arcola Fire Department
Carroll Fire Protection District
Champaign Fire Department
Eastern Prairie Fire Protection District
Edge-Scott Fire Protection District
Pesotum Fire Protection District
Savoy Fire Department
St Joseph-Stanton Fire Department
Tolono Fire Protection District
Tuscola Fire Department
U of I Willard Airport Fire Department
Urbana Fire Department
Lincoln Fire Department
Lincoln Rural Fire Department
City of Pekin Fire Department
North Pekin Fire Department
Bartonville Fire Department
Limestone Township Fire Protection District
Logan Trivoli Fire Protection District
Peoria Fire Department
West Peoria Fire Protection District
Pontiac Fire Department
Saunemin Fire Protection District

Southern Illinois:
City of Alton Fire Department
Godfrey Fire Protection District
QEM Fire Protection District
Cairo Fire Department
Belleville Fire Department
Church Road Fire Protection District
Columbia Fire Department
East St. Louis Fire Department
Fairmont City Fire Department
French Village Fire Department
Hamel Volunteer Fire Department
Long Lake Volunteer Fire Department
Madison Fire Department
Mascoutah Fire Department
Midway Fire Protection District
Mitchell Fire Department
Northwest St. Clair County Fire Protection District
O'Fallon Fire Department
Pocahontas - Old Ripley Fire Department
Sauget Fire Department
Signal Hill Fire Department
St. Clair Special Emergency Services
Swansea Fire Department
Venice Fire Department
Villa Hills Fire Department
Washington Park Fire Department
Waterloo Fire Department

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