Yoder, Wyo, Gets $50K USDA Grant For New Fire Truck


     The USDA has awarded a $50,000 grant to the Yoder, Wyo, Fire Protection District to purchase a new fire truck to fight grass and wild fires.

     The grant was among some $222 million dollars in community infrastructure funding awarded in 44 states, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands

       The new fire truck will replace the Yoder district’s current one, which is outdated, providing improved firefighting capabilities and greater safety for the firefighters.

       The Yoder Fire Protection District gives mutual aid to surrounding districts, which may include federal fires.