Last Updated on September 16, 2019 2:27 pm
A local fire department recently donated 34 fire helmets to a cause in Africa to combat fires.
Zionville Fire Department made the donation, on September 2, to the Africa Fire Mission. The mission of the Africa Fire Mission, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is to increase the sustainable capacity of fire departments across Africa through training, empowerment, support, and encouragement.
Captain Ross Rominger and Chaplain Chad Cole delivered the helmets to representatives for Africa Fire Mission in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Chaplain Cole tells WataugaOnline.com, “We received a state fire grant that allowed us to purchase 40 new helmets along with some other
Cole went on to add, “I done some online research and found Africa Fire Mission, a