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Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation donates over $33k in hose to Victorville Fire Department

VICTORVILLE, Calif. ( — The Victorville City Fire Department received a donation of new fire hose worth more than $33,000 from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, officials said.

The news about the donation was posted on the City of Victorville’s Facebook page:

“Recently our #cityofvvfire Department received a donation of new fire hose worth more than $33,000 from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation We are grateful for this generous donation that will help replace older hose on front-line engines. Here’s a few of our Victorville Fire personnel standing next to the donated fire hose.”

“We are grateful to Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation for their generous donation of fire hose that will be put into service by our Victorville Fire Department and replace older hose on front-line engines,” said Victorville Mayor, Gloria Garcia. “This donation of valuable safety equipment will be of great benefit to our Victorville residents and visitors.”

According to a news release, “The history of the Victorville Fire Department dates back to 1926 when the Victorville County Fire Protection District was established. In 1930, the Victorville Volunteer Fire Department was established. In 1976, approximately 14 years after Victorville was incorporated, control of the Victorville Fire Protection District was assumed by the City of Victorville. In March 2019, the City of Victorville re-established its Fire Department after contracting the fire services for 10 years. The Victorville Fire Department is staffed with 60 personnel, and the department is led by Fire Chief Greg Benson.”

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is dedicated to improving the lifesaving capabilities, and the lives, of first responders and the communities they serve. Since 2005, more than $40 million has been awarded to fire, police, EMS, schools and non-profit organizations.

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