Wednesday, September 26, 2018

St. George wins nearly $1 million grant to hire nine more firefighters

For the first time in nearly 10 years, the St. George Fire Department has won a federal grant that will allow the city to hire nine more firefighters. The $993,000 grant — matched with city funds totaling about $600,000 — means the department will have about $1.6 million to help bolster the rapidly growing city's strained fire staff. Deseret News