$68,307 in Fire Gear Donated to Local Fire Stations

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Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is celebrating $68,307 worth of life-saving equipment grants awarded to Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department, WBTS-Volunteer Fire Station 3 and the Bell Buckle Volunteer Fire Station.

  • Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department received a brush skid unit with accessories worth $16,293. The awarded equipment will be placed in an all-wheel drive vehicle, allowing the department to fight fires in areas fire trucks are unable to reach, such as greenways, parks and undeveloped land.

  • WBTS-Volunteer Fire Station 3 received extrication tools worth $28,049. The awarded equipment will improve the department's rescue capabilities for victims in motor vehicle accidents.

  • Bell Buckle Volunteer Fire Department received a utility-terrain vehicle (UTV) with skid unit worth $23,965. The awarded UTV and skid unit will allow firefighters to provide life-saving assistance and fire suppression in areas impassable by traditional emergency vehicles, such as during off-road special search and rescue missions and special events with large crowds.

A special event at Firehouse Subs will take place this Friday to commemorate the donations. The event will be at 10:30, Friday morning (2/12/16).

WHO WILL ATTEND:

Attendees include local firefighters and several key team members from Firehouse Subs and Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, including:

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  • Robin Sorensen, Firehouse Subs and Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Co-Founder
  • Robin Peters, Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Executive Director
  • Meg Rose, Firehouse Subs Vice President of Field Operations
  • Bob Conochalla, Firehouse Subs Area Representative
  • Mark and Laura Watson, Firehouse Subs Franchisees
  • Meghan Vargas, Senior Manager of Foundation Development


WHEN:

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:

Firehouse Subs Restaurant
2018 Medical Center Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

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