Reed Announces Grant for Manchester Fire Department
MANCHESTER, NY- Congressman Tom Reed announced that the Village of Manchester - Fire Department has been awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program operations and safety grant for $37,045.
“Making sure that our fire departments and other first responders have the funds necessary to operate safely and efficiently is vital to our whole community. This grant will help the Village of Manchester 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.