Ohio seat belt fines fund $2K grant for EMS equipment

The city's fire department received a $2,486 public safety grant that will help purchase backboards, bandages, gauze and other daily use items

The Gateway News

STREETSBORO, Ohio — The city's fire department received a $2,468 grant from the Ohio Department of Public Safety to be used for the purchase of EMS equipment, according to Fire Chief Robert Reinholz.

City Council unanimously approved accepting the grant 6-0 June 9. Council member Jeff Allen was absent.

Money for the grant comes from Ohio ticket fines paid by motorists who have been charged with not wearing seat belts, Reinholz said.

Read full story: Streetsboro Fire Department Receives $2,400 Public Safety Grant

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