Thanks to one South Georgia farmer, a volunteer fire department is getting some much needed support.
The Patmos Volunteer Fire Department in Newton, Georgia just received a check for $2,500.
The money was available through the America's Farmer's Grow Communities, which gives farmers the opportunity to win and then direct money towards their non-profit of choice.
The winner, Chad Mathis, a farmer from Baker County is a former volunteer.
Fire officials say the money will be used to buy new equipment such as fire suits and hand tools.