The Carthage Volunteer Fire Department is receiving a grant. The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has awarded a $24,147.00 grant to the Carthage Dept.  The funds will be used to purchase nine sets of turnout pants and coats fulfilling a critical need within the department.
“We are committed to helping organizations such as Carthage Volunteer Fire Department continue their lifesaving work within local communities. We are honored to be able to award this grant and do our part to ensure Carthage is safer for everyone, including first responders,” said Robin Peters, executive director, Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.
The grant was one of 67 Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation awarded to public safety organizations across the country during the most recent grant application period. The 67 grants total more than $1.2 million.