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

The grant money will help replace outdated equipment with the purchase of 38 new breathing apparatuses

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 Grant (AFG) Program.

The grant money  will help replace outdated equipment with the purchase of 38 new breathing apparatuses, a device worn by first responders to provide breathable air in life-threatening conditions. The Carmel Fire Department relies on 50 volunteer members and has served the Carmel community for 99 years.

“Our volunteer firefighters risk their lives to protect our neighbors — this investment for the Carmel Fire Department gives our all-volunteer force the support they need to continue keeping our homes, businesses and schools safe,” said Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), who, along with state Senator Greg Ball,  helped procure the grant..

Full story: $200,000 Grant Awarded to Carmel Fire Department for New Equipment




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