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TN Valley Fire departments get grants to ensure safety

WASGINGTON (WAFF) - U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced Thursday that the Department of Homeland Security will award a total of $960,426 to fire departments located throughout Alabama.  The funding is provided through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.

"Firefighters are in the field everyday protecting our citizens," said Shelby.  "We have a responsibility to ensure that our first responders are adequately prepared to respond to any event. This grant is evidence of our nation's continued commitment to our first responders."

Of the $960,426 awarded to Alabama, the following fire departments will receive funding:

  • $28,619 - Barnwell Volunteer Fire/Rescue Dept. Inc, located in Fairhope, for Operations and Safety

           

  • $57,466 - Plantersville Volunteer Fire Department, located in Plantersville, for Operations and Safety

           

  • $23,750 - Auslin Chapel Volunteer Fire Department, located in Wedowee, for Operations and Safety

           

  • $66,462 - Hi-Pine Volunteer Fire Department, located in Ashland, for Operations and Safety

 

  • $40,280 - Lanier Volunteer Fire Department, located in Alpine, for Operations and Safety           

 

  • $26,553 - Morrison Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department, located in Newell, Operations and Safety

           

  • $8,550 - Mt. Olive Sunderland Volunteer Fire Department, located in Ft. Mitchell, for Operations and Safety           

 

  • $18,145 - Quad Cities Volunteer Fire Department, located in Anniston, for Operations and Safety

 

  • $75,193 - Adamsburg Volunteer Fire Department, located in Fort Payne, for Operations and Safety

           

  • $126,766 - Albertville Fire Department, located in Albertville, for Operations and Safety 

 

  • $33,687 - Cartersville Volunteer Fire Department, located in Flat Rock, for Operations and Safety

           

  • $37,924 - Falkville Volunteer Fire Department for Operations and Safety  

 

  • $19,437 - Yerkwood Volunteer Fire Department, located in Quinton, for Operations and Safety

           

  • $47,530 - Fultondale Fire & Rescue, located in Fultondale, for Operations and Safety      

 

  • $13,300 - Isabella Fire & Rescue Department, located in Maplesville, for Operations and Safety  

 

  • $46,522 - Mayfield Volunteer Fire Department, located in Fayette, for Operations and Safety

           

  • $261,250 - Union Grove Volunteer Fire Department, located in Jemison, for Vehicle Acquisition

           

  • $19,000 - Scott Mountain Volunteer Fire Department, located in Butler, to Operations and Safety           

 

The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded these funds as a part of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). The AFG is designed to enhance response capabilities and to more effectively protect the health and safety of the public with respect to fire and other hazards. The grants enable local fire departments and emergency medical services organizations to purchase or receive training, conduct first responder health and safety programs, and buy equipment and response vehicles.

 

 

          

 

  

 

The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded these funds as a part of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). The AFG is designed to enhance response capabilities and to more effectively protect the health and safety of the public with respect to fire and other hazards. The grants enable local fire departments and emergency medical services organizations to purchase or receive training, conduct first responder health and safety programs, and buy equipment and response vehicles.

Shelby Announces $960,426 for Alabama Fire Departments

 

WASHINGTON, DC Friday, March 5, 2010-- U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Department of Homeland Security will award a total of $960,426 to fire departments located throughout Alabama.  The funding is provided through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.

"Firefighters are in the field everyday protecting our citizens," said Shelby.  "We have a responsibility to ensure that our first responders are adequately prepared to respond to any event. This grant is evidence of our nation's continued commitment to our first responders."

Of the $960,426 awarded to Alabama, the following fire departments will receive funding:

  • $28,619 - Barnwell Volunteer Fire/Rescue Dept. Inc, located in Fairhope, for Operations and Safety

           

  • $57,466 - Plantersville Volunteer Fire Department, located in Plantersville, for Operations and Safety

           

  • $23,750 - Auslin Chapel Volunteer Fire Department, located in Wedowee, for Operations and Safety

           

  • $66,462 - Hi-Pine Volunteer Fire Department, located in Ashland, for Operations and Safety

 

  • $40,280 - Lanier Volunteer Fire Department, located in Alpine, for Operations and Safety           

 

  • $26,553 - Morrison Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department, located in Newell, Operations and Safety

           

  • $8,550 - Mt. Olive Sunderland Volunteer Fire Department, located in Ft. Mitchell, for Operations and Safety           

 

  • $18,145 - Quad Cities Volunteer Fire Department, located in Anniston, for Operations and Safety

 

  • $75,193 - Adamsburg Volunteer Fire Department, located in Fort Payne, for Operations and Safety

           

  • $126,766 - Albertville Fire Department, located in Albertville, for Operations and Safety 

 

  • $33,687 - Cartersville Volunteer Fire Department, located in Flat Rock, for Operations and Safety

           

  • $37,924 - Falkville Volunteer Fire Department for Operations and Safety  

 

  • $19,437 - Yerkwood Volunteer Fire Department, located in Quinton, for Operations and Safety

           

  • $47,530 - Fultondale Fire & Rescue, located in Fultondale, for Operations and Safety      

 

  • $13,300 - Isabella Fire & Rescue Department, located in Maplesville, for Operations and Safety  

 

  • $46,522 - Mayfield Volunteer Fire Department, located in Fayette, for Operations and Safety

           

  • $261,250 - Union Grove Volunteer Fire Department, located in Jemison, for Vehicle Acquisition

           

  • $19,000 - Scott Mountain Volunteer Fire Department, located in Butler, to Operations and Safety           

 

The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded these funds as a part of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). The AFG is designed to enhance response capabilities and to more effectively protect the health and safety of the public with respect to fire and other hazards. The grants enable local fire departments and emergency medical services organizations to purchase or receive training, conduct first responder health and safety programs, and buy equipment and response vehicles.

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