Fire Departments Throughout Vermont to Receive Federal Grant Funding


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Fire departments throughout the state of Vermont will be receiving over a million dollars through federal grants.

A media release states that the awards are part the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant program.

The program helps fire departments to buy equipment it needs.

“Our firefighters play an invaluable role in communities throughout Vermont. We are pleased to be able to help provide the resources they need. These federal grants will play a crucial role in purchasing essential equipment to help our first responders protect Vermonters,” said Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), and Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.).

The grants were issued to the following departments:

  • Bradford Fire Department; $113,694;
  • Champion Fire Company of South Londonderry; $84,096;
  • Ferrisburgh Volunteer Fire Department; $76,762;
  • Franklin Fire Department; $50,186;
  • Grand Isle Volunteer Fire Department; $80,000;
  • Middlebury Fire Department; $219,223;
  • New Brook Fire Department; $93,334;
  • Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department; $72,381;
  • Springfield Fire Department; $250,069;
  • Stamford Volunteer Fire Department; $14,191;
  • Underhill Jericho Fire Department; $19,048;
  • Vermont Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire Safety, Vermont Fire Academy; $426,925;
  • West Dummerston Volunteer Fire Department; $40,000;
  • West Dummerston Volunteer Fire Department; $76,096;
  • Wilmington Fire Department; $19,643

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