Money for township fire departments

In this supplied photo, Enbridge spokesman Alek Dupras presents South Glengarry Fire chief Dave Robertson with a $10,000 cheque on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, to cover the cost of equipment and training for dealing with flammable liquids. The fire service applied for the grant. (South Glengarry via Newswatch Group)

SOUTH GLENGARRY/SOUTH STORMONT – Two fire departments in SD&G have received grants from two organizations.

South Stormont Fire and Rescue received a $2,000 cheque Thursday (Jan. 18) from property insurance company FM Global for fire investigative training and equipment.

On Monday last week (Jan. 15), the South Glengarry Fire Service was the recipient of a $10,000 grant from gas company Enbridge through its Safe Community Program.

The money will be used for a project to address both equipment and training to deal with class B flammable liquids – gas, petroleum oil and paint.

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