CARROLLTON Encino Energy made a major donation of 149 computer monitors through their Community Partnership Program, to the Wayne County Fire and Rescue Regional Training Facility. This donation will assist with the day-to-day operations and training of local firefighters and rescue personnel, to help ensure the safety of the volunteers and residents within Wayne County, according to a news release.
“We are so thankful for the generosity of Encino Energy and for them reaching out to us,” said Erica Springer, Executive Director of the Wayne County Regional Training Facility.
In addition to fire and rescue training, several different groups use the facility for training opportunities including law enforcement, search and recovery K-9s, and specialty rescue teams, Springer said in the release.
“We have also held oil and gas emergency training courses throughout many years and have a long standing relationship with OOGEEP (Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program) to provide these trainings to first responders,” Springer continued. “We are utilizing the generous donation from Encino Energy to update computer equipment in our classrooms, computer lab, secondary classroom, conference room, and instructor offices. In addition, the equipment that we are replacing, we are going to pay it forward to help others in need of equipment.”
“We are excited to have the opportunity to give to an organization that does so much to support the community and first responders,” said Jackie Stewart, Director of External Affairs of Encino Energy. “The individuals at the Wayne County Regional Training Facility have logged thousands of volunteer hours in to help ensure safety within their community.”