HATTIESBURG,MS (WDAM) - The State Fire Marshall is in spirit of giving this holiday season.
On Thursday, the state gave Forrest County Supervisors a $140,000 check.
The money was given for the purchases of two new fire trucks in Brooklyn and Dixie.
Forrest County District Five Supervisor Chris Bowen said the trucks were much needed.
Meanwhile, State Senator Billy Hudson said the state is glad to help improve fire safety in the community.