Fire Department

Firehouse Subs has granted 40 bulletproof vests to the Elkhart Fire Department.

ELKHART — City firefighters will be safer when responding to emergencies after receiving a Firehouse Subs grant for 40 sets of body armor.

According to Elkhart Fire Chief Steve Kamp, the grant is for about $20,000 to $25,000 and allows the department to make bulletproof vests available to every firefighter on a given shift.

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