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Gov. Maura Healey had cut earmarks to fire departments in 33 cities, towns including Boston
101 grants were awarded to fire departments in 58 counties
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The message: Authorize full funding for the USFA plus the AFG and SAFER grant programs
Grant County Fire District 7 saw a 25% increase in calls, purchased new apparatus and nearly doubled its number of volunteers
The Ogdensburg City Council hired a consultant to assist with AFG, SAFER grants
Boston, Worcester and 31 other cities and towns will receive less money than expected
Horse owners worry about what will happen during the next wildfire as service faces dwindling membership
Firefighters across the state are asking Boston legislators to put aside political differences and accept federal funding
State funding is available to volunteers for facility improvements, PPE and regional training support
A $800K donation from Northwestern University helped the Evanston Fire Department purchase a new fire engine
State funding has helped Richmond volunteer firefighters purchase a new fire engine and other equipment
Firefighters in Roswell will now have portable radios with backup communication capability
Funds from the unknown Willoughby Fire Department supporter came with a request they only be used for fire equipment
Allingtown Firefighter Samantha Trayer brings her experience as a therapist to a more hands-on job