Fire Departments Awarded DNR Grants

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The Ellettsville Fire Department is among the grant recipients. The Ellettsville Fire Department is among the grant recipients.

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has awarded more than $284,000 in Volunteer Fire Assistance grants to rural and volunteer fire departments in 40 counties. The grants can be used for training, installation of dry hydrants or to purchase equipment to combat wildland fires.

The grants are made available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service and administered by the DNR Division of Forestry. Recipients are chosen based on population density, acres of protected public wildlands, and wildland fire reporting to the DNR.

The recipients include:

  • A&A Twp. VFD (Morgan County) - $5,000
  • Batesville Community Fire Assoc. (Ripley County) - $2,594
  • Bridgeton Fire Department (Parke County) - $5,000
  • Bryant VFD Inc (Jay County) - $4,207
  • Campbell Twp. VFD (Jennings County) - $5,000
  • Cannelton VFD (Perry County) - $3,918
  • Carlisle VFD (Sullivan County) - $4,650
  • Cass-Clinton VFD (LaPorte County) - $5,000
  • Celestine VFD (Dubois County) - $4,982
  • Center Fire Department (Greene County) - $5,000
  • Charlestown VFD (Clark County) - $5,000
  • Decatur Twp Fire Department (Marion County) - $5,000
  • Dubois VFD (Dubois County) - $3,571
  • Eagle Fire Company (Franklin County) - $5,000
  • Ellettsville Fire Department (Monroe County) - $1,750
  • Elnora Elmore VFD (Daviess County) - $4,828
  • Francesville VFD (Pulaski County) - $4,620
  • Georgetown Twp. Fire District (Floyd County) - $5,000
  • Gibson Twp.-Little York VFD (Washington County) - $5,000
  • Greensburg Fire Department (Decatur County) - $4,998
  • Gregg Twp. Fire Department (Morgan County) - $4,990
  • Hamilton Twp. VFD (Jackson County) - $1,985
  • Hanover Twp. VFD (Jefferson County) - $5,000
  • J.U.G.A. VFD (Parke County) - $5,000
  • Jeff-Craig Fire & Rescue (Switzerland County) - $5,000
  • Jefferson Twp. VFD (Pike County) - $5,000
  • Kouts VFD (Porter County) - $4,496
  • LaCrosse VFD (LaPorte County) - $5,000
  • LaGrange VFD (LaGrange County) - $5,000
  • Liberty VFD (St. Joseph County) - $5,000
  • Lowell VFD (Lake County) - $5,000
  • Lynn Fire Department (Randolph County) - $5,000
  • Madison Twp. VFD (Dubois County) - $3,575
  • Madison Twp.-Hoagland VFD (Allen County) - $4,878
  • Monroe Twp. (Clark County) - $5,000
  • Monterey & Tippecanoe VFD (Pulaski County) - $5,000
  • Morgan Twp. VFD (Porter County) - $5,000
  • Morocco VFD (Newton County) - $4,372
  • Mt. Etna VFD (Huntington County) - $4,975
  • Noble Twp. VFD (LaPorte County) - $5,000
  • Northern Monroe Fire Territory (Monroe County) - $4,620
  • Oakland City Fire Department (Gibson County) - $2,368
  • One Green Twp. VFD (Hancock County) - $4,500
  • Owen Twp. VFD (Jackson County) - $4,995
  • Perry-Clear Creek Fire Protection District (Monroe County) - $5,000
  • Petersburg VFD (Pike County) - $5,000
  • Porter Fire Department (Porter County) - $2,499
  • Posey Twp. Fire Department (Rush County) - $1,231
  • Richland-Taylor Twp. VFD (Greene County) - $5,000
  • Roann VFD (Wabash County) - $4,895
  • Rome VFD (Perry County) - $1,225
  • Rossville VFD (Clinton County) - $4,945
  • Santa Claus VFD (Spencer County) - $5,000
  • Schnellville Firefighting Corporation (Dubois County) - $4,700
  • Southern Brown VFD (Brown County) - $5,000
  • Southwest Central Fire Territory (St. Joseph County) - $5,000
  • St. Meinrad Fire Department (Spencer County) - $5,000
  • Stilesville Volunteer Fire & Rescue (Hendricks County) - $3,010
  • Vernon Twp. Fire Department (Jennings County) - $5,000
  • Vincennes Twp. Fire District (Knox County) - $4,150
  • Washington Twp. (Morgan County) - $5,000
  • White River Twp. Fire Department (Randolph County) - $1,955
  • White River-Hazelton VFD (Gibson County) - $4,989
  • Woodburn Fire Department (Allen County) - $5,000
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