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NJ fire departments receive $397K in grants -

By Everett Merritt

NEW JERSEY — A combined $397,202 in federal Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG) to improve safety and operations in local departments ...

City gets $3M grant to avoid 84 firefighter layoffs -

Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Atlantic City firefighters set to be laid off Friday will keep their jobs for at least 2 and a half more months, thanks ...

Mich. firefighters facing layoffs, firehouse closures -


SAGINAW, Mich. — Among Saginaw's firefighters, there is more than a little anxiety about the date July 1, 2015.

That Wednesday marks the beginning ...

Grant helps Calif. fire department buy new SCBA -

The Cambrian

CAMBRIA, Calif. — Amid stepped-up efforts to prepare for and fend off a potentially catastrophic fire, Cambrians got some good news Thursday: the Fire Department ...

Colo. fire dept. awarded grant to buy new rig -

Times-Call News

BOULDER, Colo. — The Lefthand Fire Protection District has been awarded a $325,715 federal grant to help pay for buying a new Class 1 firefighting vehicle, ...

City applies for grant to cover cost of 1 firefighter -

The Buffalo News

LOCKPORT, N.Y. — A federal grant that the City of Lockport applied for Friday would pay to hire only one firefighter, officials revealed at the Fire Board ...

6 firefighters' jobs saved while city seeks out new grant -

The Modesto Bee

CERES, Calif. — The City Council on Monday approved a plan to retain six firefighters who otherwise would have lost their jobs Sunday, when a two-year ...

9 Fla. firefighters hired thanks to federal grant -

Orlando Sentinel

CLERMONT, Fla. — Nine new Fire Department recruits will be sworn in Friday — the largest group hired in eight years, according to fire Chief Carle ...

Hiring of Conn. volunteer firefighters sparks controversy -

The Advocate

STAMFORD, Conn. — The Fire Commission voted this week to hire eight volunteer firefighters after an application process that the city's fire union criticized ...

Reno firefighters sue to block layoffs -

RENO, Nev. — Firefighters who will be laid off July 1 have sued the city, arguing the layoffs are a breach of their collective bargaining agreement and put the residents at risk.

Volunteer fire department receives $40K AFG grant -


SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Taunton Fire Department has received more than $40,000 in federal funding to replace equipment including its air-filling station for its breathing ...

$200K grant awarded to NY fire department for new equipment -

Hudson Valley Reporter

CARMEL, N.Y. — The Carmel Fire Department will receive a $203,965 investment for new life-saving equipment through the federal Assistance to Firefighters ...

Volunteer fire department receives Homeland Security grant -

Herald-Mail Media

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Md. — The Washington County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association will receive a $488,200 grant from the Department of Homeland Security ...

NY fire department receives $40K federal grant -

Watertown Daily Times

WEST STOCKHOLM, N.Y. — U.S. Sens. Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand announced $40,375 in federal funding for the West Stockholm Fire Department ...

Audits matter: Why you should never lie to FEMA -

When planning your grant applications, you must build a strong profile of your department and its service area.

In order to achieve this, gather demographic information from your ...

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