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Reed Announces Grant for Belmont Fire Department

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Washington, DC, May 24, 2017 | comments

Congressman Tom Reed announced the Belmont Fire Department is the recipient of a $35,429 federal grant from the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG).
 
“We care about making sure that our local fire departments have the equipment they need to protect and serve our communities. This grant will help them carry out their mission,” Reed stated.
 
The Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program will award approximately $310.5 million directly to fire departments, State Fire Training Academies and nonaffiliated EMS organizations to enhance their response capabilities and to more effectively protect the health and safety of the public and emergency response personnel with respect to fire and all other hazards.

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