George Hiotis

Funding For Newton Twp. Fire Department

by George Hiotis on February 18, 2010 at 4:34 am

Some federal funds will be heading to a Muskingum County fire department.

 Congressman Zack Space says $89,000 will help the Newton Township Volunteer Fire Department purchase new equipment.

The money is coming form the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Space says the funding will provide critical assistance to firefighters and first responders in Appalachian Ohio.

The funds will also provide additional training for personnel.