$36K to be awarded to local first responders

NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) – More than $36,000 will be awarded to fire crews and police in New Bern.

Number 7 Township Fire and Rescue will receive eight sets of turnout gear, worth more than $20,000.

The New Bern Police Department will receive a police service dog, worth over $16,000.

It’s all thanks to a Firehouse Subs fundraising initiative. You can get more information about its foundation here.

A celebration will be held Tuesday at 3 at the Firehouse Subs Restaurant on MLK Jr. Boulevard in New Bern.

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