Magic City Morning Star

Advertising | RSS Feed | About Us 

Last Updated: Sep 10, 2014 - 2:08:00 AM 

An eclectic mix of news and information
Staff Login
Donate towards our web hosting bill!

Front Page 
  News
  -- Local
  -- State
  -- National
  Community
  Business
  -- IRS News
  -- Win at Work
  Education
  -- History
  Tech Notes
  Entertainment
  -- Comics
  International
  -- R.P. BenDedek
  -- Kenneth Tellis
  Outdoors
  Sports
  Features
  -- M Stevens-David
  -- Down the Road
  Christianity
  Today in History
  Opinion
  -- Editor's Desk
  -- Guest Column
  -- Scheme of Things
  -- Michael Devolin
  -- Tom DeWeese
  -- Ed Feulner
  -- Jim Kouri
  -- Julie Smithson
  -- J. Grant Swank
  -- Doug Wrenn
  Letters
  Agenda 21
  Book Reviews
  -- Old Embers
  Notices
  Archive
  Discontinued


Web Directory Reviews
WDR Directory of Directories
Restore The Republic - The Home of the Freedom Movement!

State

$58,000 in Safety Grants to Eddington & Denmark Fire Departments
By Office of Rep Michaud
May 15, 2014 - 9:35:35 AM

Email this article
 Printer friendly page

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Rep. Mike Michaud announced today that the Eddington Fire Department and the Denmark Volunteer Fire Department are receiving nearly $58,000 in operations and safety grants. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is providing $34,675 to Eddington and $23,228 to Denmark as part of its Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) Program.

Eddington's grant funds will pay for an air supply refill system. In Denmark, the funding will cover equipment needs like hoses and nozzles.

"These investments are critical to providing our brave first responders with the equipment they need to effectively do their jobs," said Michaud. "Firefighters put their own safety on the line day-in and day-out, and these additional resources are central to keeping them as safe as possible while they serve our communities."

According to the Department of Homeland Security, the AFG program is an important component of the larger, coordinated effort to strengthen the nation's overall level of preparedness and ability to respond to fire and related hazards. The AFG program makes investments directly to fire departments and EMS organizations to enhance their ability to protect the health and safety of the public, as well as that of first responders.


© Copyright 2002-2014 by Magic City Morning Star

Top of Page

State
Latest Headlines
Michaud & Pingree Announce Two USDA Farm to School Grants for Maine
International Relations Expert to Speak at Thomas College Nov 17th
Bates College Service of Lessons and Carols Dec 7
$10 Million Federal Investment in Front Street Shipyard
Mothers learning to parent from prison

A Dinosaur of Education - a blog by James Fabiano.
Shobe Studios
Wysong Foods - Pets and People Too

Google
 
Web magic-city-news.com