Your donations to SHVFD helps us purchase our turnout gear, each firefighter carries about $10,000 worth of gear into a fire. And between training and calls our gear can take a beating. Each set of gear lasts between 2 and 10 years depending how active a member is.
Your donations also support us to be able to bring in outside experts to train us in firefighting, vehicle extrication, Haz-Mat response, Search and Rescue and more. We also can use those funds to send members to regional fire schools. Lastly on training donations can be used to purchase realistic and. Real life training props to teach new volunteers