Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

12/23/21: Area Happenings & Accomplishments

Royal receives DNR Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant

More than $289,000 in 50 percent cost-share grants were recently awarded to 115 of Iowa's rural fire departments to aid their efforts in protecting Iowans and their property from wildfires. The grants offer valuable funding assistance for wildfire suppression, personal protective and communications equipment.

Locally, Royal received a grant. The funds are made possible through Iowa DNR Forestry, in cooperation with US Forest Service - State and Private Forestry.

All Iowa fire departments should submit Wildland Fire Reports whenever they respon...