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Congressman Tom Reed

Representing the 23rd District of New York

Reed Announces Grant for Olean Volunteer Fire Department

September 7, 2017
Press Release

OLEAN, NY- Congressman Tom Reed announced that the Town of Olean Volunteer Fire Department District 1 has been awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program operations and safety grant for $29,143.

“Making sure that our fire departments and other first responders have the funds necessary to operate makes our whole community safer. This grant will help the Olean Fire Department to better serve our friends and neighbors,” Reed said.

The AFG Program is one component in a coordinated effort to strengthen the Nation’s level of preparedness and ability to respond to fire and related hazards. The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) administers the grant program.