Southern Tier Fire Departments Get Federal Grants
Several local fire companies are in line for thousands of dollars in federal funding to pay for protective gear, training and supplies.
U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D) and Charles Schumer (D) say over $11.4 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency-Homeland Security funding is being split among fire departments across New York State.
In the Central New York and Finger Lakes Region, Kirkwood is being awarded $244, 448, Maine: $32,602 dollars, Richfield Springs $48,562, City of Cortland: $47,619 and the Town of Dryden Fire Department is being granted $159,957 dollars.
In all, over 90 fire departments in New York are benefiting from the latest round of grant funding.
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