Illinois fire departments in the Rockford region recently received loans to purchase new fire apparatus. The source of the loans is the Fire Truck Revolving Loan program. The loans feature low to no interest and assist fire departments in purchasing new vehicles.
Departments can request up to $350,000 and have 20 years to repay it. Departments can also request a loan of up to $200,000 for an ambulance with 10 years to repay it.
For more information, visit https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/sfm/Iam/FireDepartment/Grants-and-Loans/Pages/default.aspx.
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