Congressman Fred Keller announces FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grants

August 6, 2020
Press Release
$261,667 in combined grants to support firefighter preparedness

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded William Cameron Engine Company in Lewisburg, PA  and Muncy Township Volunteer Fire Company in Muncy, PA Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) that will fund critical resources to equip and prepare emergency personnel.

 

AFG awards in the amount of $238,333 to William Cameron Engine Company and $23,333 to Muncy Township Volunteer Fire Company will help these departments receive critical resources like protective gear and training to safely and efficiently protect the communities they serve.

  

On the awarding of these grants, Congressman Fred Keller made the following statement:

 

“Congratulations to William Cameron Engine Company and Muncy Township Volunteer Fire Company for receiving these important grants. Every day, our firefighters and other emergency personnel put themselves in harm’s way, yet often times they  have to make do with second-hand equipment. These Assistance to Firefighter Grants will ensure that these heroes have the proper equipment and training to protect themselves and their communities.”

 

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