Jamestown Rural Fire receives grant

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Receiving the donation  Steve Borts, JRFPD Chief, at right, from Russell Wagner, Bulk Plant Manager for MFA.

Photo submitted Receiving the donation Steve Borts, JRFPD Chief, at right, from Russell Wagner, Bulk Plant Manager for MFA.

The Jamestown Rural Fire Protection District has received a grant for the amount of $2,000.  The money will be used towards the purchase of a Portable Gas Powered Electric Generator and the installation of the generator at the Fire Station at 355 West Row Street in Jamestown.  In the event of a power outage, it will be used to provide power to the Fire Station.  During a natural disaster, or wide spread power outage – such as last winter – the fire station can be used for a shelter.  During the power outage from the snow storm last winter, the fire station was opened up to the public in order for people to take a hot shower, cook a warm meal, and to give them a place to warm up. In appreciation to MFA Oil Foundation, JRFPD will now be able to help in this fashion, even if the power is out.

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