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Preparing America’s Fire & Emergency Services for the Next Call

This video was written and developed by the Congressional Fire Service Institute. The goal of the video is to communicate the importance of the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to FireFighter grants. The Fire Act which includes the AFG and SAFER grants provides very important funding for both equipment and personnel in the fire service.

AFG and SAFER programs are scheduled to expire on Sept. 30, 2024
Government officials hear testimonies about challenges involving recruitment, cancer, mental health, EVs, climate change and beyond
Ashtabula firefighters are expected to use the AFG funding for new SCBA
Six new firefighters will be added to the Bettendorf Fire Department thanks to a SAFER grant