Duluth receives $129K grant

The FEMA grant will be used to replace fire-suppression tools


The Duluth News Tribune

DULUTH, Minn. — The Duluth Fire Department has been awarded $129,100 in federal money for aid with operations and safety as part of the FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.

The award notification came through U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s office. The Assistance to Firefighters Grant program aims to strengthen the health and safety of the nation’s first responders and the people they serve.

“This grant will allow the Duluth Fire Department to replace older fire suppression tools and protective equipment for its firefighters,” Fire Chief John Strongitharm said. “The firefighter grant support has been a critical funding source for fire departments across the country, providing resources to better protect our communities and protect firefighters.”

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