The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry is providing $95,000 of wildfire equipment to rural fire departments in the state.
Twenty-four rural departments were provided with equipment including some in Mahoning and Trumbull County.
According to the release, the departments were selected through the Volunteer Fire Assistance Summer 2019 Wildland Fire Personal Protective Equipment and Wildland Fire Tools competitive grant program.
The local departments below were selected:
The grant gives fire departments up to equipment that includes hard hats, leather gloves, goggles, and other tools.
In total, the departments in Mahoning and Trumbull County will receive $32,138.44 in total equipment.