DSPS Distributes Nearly $25 Million to Fire Departments Through 2% Dues Program
Departments use the funds for equipment, fire prevention outreach and education, and fire fighter training, among other things
August 25, 2022
The Department of Safety and Professional Services distributed $24,846,704 to Wisconsin fire departments as part of the 2% Dues program. This is a major source of funding for state fire departments, which use the funding to replace equipment, operate fire prevention programming, train crews, and more. Locally, the village of Belleville received $11,848.84, the village of Monticello received $3,957.62 and the village of New Glarus received $9,016.56. A comprehensive list of distributions to departments is available at https://dsps.wi.gov/Documents/Programs/FirePrevention/CurrentDistributi...