(Hillsboro) The Hillsboro Fire Protection District recently received a grant from the Jefferson Foundation.
Hillsboro fire Chief Brian Gaudet says the grant was worth $10,000.
Chief Gaudet mentions they continuously apply for grants looking at ways to get additional funding and new equipment for the department.
Right now the fire district is utilizing a 3-year grant of more than $1 million from FEMA.
The grant allowed the department hire 6 additional full-time firefighters to staff station house number two on Route B 24 hours a day.