Project title

Grant for Fire Truck Tires for the Pirgos Fire Department

Year:

2020

Grantee:

Pirgos Fire Department

Area:

Sustainable infrastructure

The Pirgos Fire Department is one of the largest ones in Greece in terms of manpower with 210 firemen and 55 vehicles. They cover about 60% of the Ilia prefecture, an area that includes many forests and as such wildfires are a common occurrence. The total population of the area under their jurisdiction is approximately 80.000 people.

The Folloe Foundation supported the maintenance of the Department’s firetrucks by providing eight tires for two of its vehicles.

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